ragweed allergy & Melatonin

Chris Malcolm cam at castle.ed.ac.uk
Mon Nov 27 20:20:45 EST 1995

In article <49d0vs$s9q at news.cuny.edu> Etha Schlemermeyer <etha at genectr.hunter.cuny.edu> writes:
>This may not be the right postup to 
>ask; but what is the reason why one
>should not use Melatonin if one has a
>autoimmune desease. ?
>This doesn't seem logical - I was under
>the impression that M strenghthens the
>immune system.

It does, which will make an auto-immune disease worse, since in such
diseases you are being attaced by your own immune system.
Chris Malcolm    cam at aifh.ed.ac.uk         +44 (0)131 650 3085
Department of Artificial Intelligence,    Edinburgh University
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