More Than Just a Good Night’s Sleep: What Melatonin Can Do For You.

Posted on Mar 25, 2013 in Introduction to Integrative Oncology

While melatonin is best-known as a sleep aid, it also regulates the immune system.

For people with cancer, melatonin has many important benefits:

Before using melatonin, talk with your naturopathic physician. The wrong dose can stimulate tumor cell growth in certain cancer types. Also, melatonin is contraindicated with some cancers, with some sleep or anti-anxiety medications, and in people who have some psychiatric conditions.