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Study Focuses on Link Between Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Melatonin

Study Focuses on Link Between Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Melatonin

While asleep, the human body produces a hormone called melatonin. This hormone regulates sleep and is produced when sleep begins to get deeper. A recent study has shown that melatonin production in the body can be affected by obstructive sleep apnea. But to understand the relationship between obstructive sleep apnea and melatonin, and how they affect each other, a basic understanding of each of them is needed.