Scientists find melatonin may prevent age-related blindness 00:01

American scientists from Case Western Reserve University have proven that regular use of melatonin helps preserve vision in old age. The research was published in the scientific journal magazine JAMA Ophthalmology.

Melatonin is a body hormone produced naturally in the brain and helps us sleep. Many older adults take melatonin as a dietary supplement to improve their sleep.

Studies have shown that melatonin reduces the chance of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which often leads to blindness in older adults.

The macula, or macula, is the area of ​​the retina responsible for clear central vision and color perception. Medical scientists have tried to find a way to treat ADHD for many years but have failed to make significant progress.

The group reviewed the medical records of more than 200 thousand patients, 121.5 thousand of whom were over 50 years old. It was revealed that age-related macular degeneration was less common in those over the age of 50 in those who took melatonin supplements.

It has also been found that melatonin use after ADHD begins slows the progression of the disease.

According to experts, scientific evidence has been obtained regarding the effectiveness of regular use of melatonin in preventing the development and progression of ADHD.

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Source: Gazeta


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