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Melatonin and Age-Related Cardiovascular Diseases

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Melatonin and Age-Related Cardiovascular Diseases

Jiayu Zhong et al. Aging Med (Milton).

Abstract

The pineal gland is a neuroendocrine gland closely related to human aging. Melatonin is a kind of indole neuroendocrine hormone secreted by the pineal gland, which is essential for maintaining physiological function. Many researches found that melatonin plays a key role in anti-aging-related cardiovascular diseases. In this paper, the latest advances in the study of melatonin and aging-related cardiovascular diseases are reviewed, and their related physiological functions and mechanisms are discussed.

Keywords: aging; cardiovascular diseases; melatonin; pineal gland.

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The authors declare no conflict of interest.

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