. The Mysterious Link Between COVID-19 and Sleep « JO LEE MAGAZINE

The Atlantic Monthly – The coronavirus can cause insomnia and long-term changes in our nervous systems. But sleep could also be a key to ending the pandemic. The virus could potentially be blocked by melatonin.

in addition to melatonin’s well-known effects on sleep, it plays a part in calibrating the immune system. Essentially, it acts as a moderator to help keep our self-protective responses from going haywire—which happens to be the basic problem that can quickly turn a mild case of COVID-19 into a life-threatening scenario.

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