Melatonin for Opiate Withdrawal from Hydrocodone, Oxycodone and Oxycontin and Fast Detox from Opioid Abuse
Melatonin can be very beneficial during withdrawal. Your bodies natural melatonin levels are probably very off. By supplementing with it you can offset this.
Melatonin – This antioxidant hormone is produced by the brain’s pineal gland during sleep and helps maintain the natural biorhythms of the body.
It helps control our body clock or sleep-wake cycles, I’ve found it helpful as a treatment for insomnia and opiate withdrawal. When we detox off opiates like heroin, hydrocodone, oxycodone, Suboxone it interferes with the brains natural production of melatonin. Having insufficient levels of melatonin can make detox from opiates and prescription pain killers that much harder.
By using a melatonin supplement you may help to prevent the oxidative damage to brain cells that contributes to a variety of withdrawal symptoms such as erratic sleeping habits, and headaches.
Melatonin for opiate withdrawal symptoms has also been found to reduce the incidence of headaches, boost immune function and help the body heal by allowing for much needed sleep.
Melatonin is an all-natural ingredient that our brains produce naturally. By replenishing it through supplements we can once again benefit from it’s many positive effects.
CAUTION: Melatonin may make you very sleepy and is good for bedtime. Try not to drive or operate heavy machinery after taking. If you are taking any medication, have a serious illness, are pregnant, trying to become pregnant or breast feeding, are diabetic, have a hormonal imbalance from another illness or are menopausal and on hormone replacement therapy (HRT), melatonin should not be taken without consulting your doctor.