Melatonin acts both as a hormone regulating sleep, as well as a powerful antioxidant. Melatonin has been reported be protective in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis [Polimeni2014].


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