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Home > Be Healthy > Health Library > Pineal gland
The pineal gland is a small gland in the brain, located just above the brain stem. It makes melatonin. Melatonin is a hormone that helps regulate the sleep-wake cycle.
Current as of:
February 9, 2022
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Kathleen Romito MD - Family MedicineAlfred Lewy MD, PhD - Psychiatry
Current as of: February 9, 2022
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Alfred Lewy MD, PhD - Psychiatry
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