Good quality sleep helps tamoxifen work better and helps women beat cancer

Researchers at Stanford University have found that the ratio of actual sleep compared to total time spent in the bed, predicts survival time for patients with advanced breast cancer.

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In 2016 research has shown that melatonin (made by the pineal gland under your brain to push you into a deeper sleep) actually makes Tamoxifen work better; while your brain melatonin influences your gut bacteria and they can make huge volumes of melatonin too. Melatonin regulates oestrogen and growth hormone levels in the body, as wel as being the largest antioxidant we make. It is also anti-inflammatory, All of this could well have an effect on cancer, especially since it can modify cellular receptor sites for oestrogen and block them.