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Hormone balances on line

Do you have a melatonin deficiency?

Melatonin, sleep hormone

Our bodies manufacture melatonin at night through the pineal gland (situated behind the brain). The secretion peak occurs between 2.00am and 3.00am. This hormone regulates the circadian rhythm and neutralises excess oxidation in the body.

To find out more about melatonin (in french).

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Test for men and women

A) I have difficulty sleepingl  Never  A little  Regularly  Often  Always
B) I often wake up at night...  Never  A little  Regularly  Often  Always
C) ...I cannot fall asleep again  Never  A little  Regularly  Often  Always
D) I suffer from anxiety while waiting to sleep  Never  A little  Regularly  Often  Always
E) I am tired when I wake up  Never  A little  Regularly  Often  Always
F) I feel out of step sleeping late, waking late  Never  A little  Regularly  Often  Always
G) I have difficulty putting up with jet-lag  Never  A little  Regularly  Often  Always
H) I smoke, I drink coffee (and/or) I take a beta-blocker or sleeping pill  Never  A little  Regularly  Often  Always
I) I seem older than I am  Never  A little  Regularly  Often  Always
J) My feet are too hot at night  Never  A little  Regularly  Often  Always


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