Melatonin-dose for anti-aging

Kevin Goldstein keving at primenet.com
Thu Nov 30 18:45:48 EST 1995

In article <49gh7j$i48 at maureen.teleport.com> jor at teleport.com (Jo Robinson) writes:

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>        If you want to continue to experiment with melatonin, I suggest
>that you switch brands (in case the #2 explanation applies) and take
>a much smaller dose, perhaps 500 micrograms --- 0.5 milligrams.  I have
>a good friend who took a 3 mg. dose of KAL brand melatonin and was
>awake all night long.  A very bizarre experience.  She switched to
>another brand (Life Extension) and dropped the dose down to 1 mg.
>She slept like a log and has had no trouble ever since.
>|       Jo Robinson                 |            jor at teleport.com             

A question on dosages, Jo. How much are you feeding your rats (mice?) in your 
experiement? And do you know what that amounts to in mg/kg? Also, do you know 
what the doses were in some of the published studies that showed life 
extension properties for mice? (Again in mg/kg, since I don't know how much 
those critters drink in a day.) 

Well, OK, that was three questions.

-Kevin Gold

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