melatonin and sleep....
rcb1 at LEX.LCCC.EDU
Mon Jan 20 09:01:41 EST 1997
On 3 Jan 1997 s3e0101 at lrz-muenchen.de wrote:
> messager at jouy.inra.fr (Sophie Messager) writes:
> >phis at sprynet.com (James Howard) wrote:
> >>I recently had the occasion
> ..........>>of melatonin should releive daytime fatigue and sleepiness.
> >What you describes seems to me to be a typical placebo effect !!! I am
> >currently completing my PhD on the effect of melatonin on reproduction. I
> >known this hormone very well, and I can say that melatonin is a hypnotic
> [rest deleted]
> I'm quite ready to believe it's a placebo effect, but melatonin did
> help me with my daytime drowsiness quite significantly. Could it
> be that there are good and less good placebos and that their effect
> is partly due to the "non-placebo" side of them?
> Greetings, A.R.Friedels3e0101 at sunmail.lrz-muenchen.de
No, it is more likely simple opponent-process. Ron Blue
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