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Melatonin
...  is also responsible for the release of the reproductive hormones among women, taking control of the menstrual cycle, as well as menopause. It is naturally produced in the brain, particularly in the pineal gland. The peak of its production normally occurs at night, and decreases in a significant number during the day. Thus, melatonin is named as the hormone of darkness. Melatonin is available  ...

Pineal Gland
...  pineal gland is located where the meninges of the corpora quadrigemina surround the brain. This cone-shaped gland measures 9 millimeters wide and 5 to 8 millimeters long. It starts to shrink when a person is 7 years old and continues to adulthood where it looks like a little fibrous tissue. The pineal gland is composed of specialized parenchymal cells and neuroglial cells. It gets innervated  ...


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