Urinary Melatonin Levels and Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Risk

Hate to sound like a broken record, but if ANYONE out there thinks that cancer risk is in our genes and we have no control over it….that absolutely, positively, without a doubt flies in the face of hundreds of studies confirming a large degree of control over our risk of cancer and the outcomes of cancer diagnosis.

In this particular study, we found higher levels of melatonin (a hormone produces deep in the brain to help settle us into sleep when the sun goes down) led to a 38% reduced risk of breast cancer. That means that good daylight sun exposure and getting your body to sleep WITHOUT the use of drugs, as well as NOT working a graveyard shift can all help avoid breast cancer.

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.