The importance of melatonin in ovarian syndrome polycystic: A bibliographic review




Melatonin; Polycystic ovary syndrome; Sleep; Sleep disorders; Health teaching.


Introduction: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is characterized by a multiple and complex endocrine disorder that leads to hyperandrogenism, menstrual irregularity and can lead to infertility. In this review, we will present an overview of PCOS, by summarizing the clinical and epidemiological literature related to the disorders of this syndrome, and associating it with melatonin. Methodology: This is a descriptive qualitative study, called an integrative literature review, it is a relevant instrument in the communication of research results, facilitating the use of these results in clinical practice, as it provides a synthesis of the knowledge already produced and provides contributions to the improvement of health care, through research in scientific articles present in databases. traditional medical knowledge data: PUBMED/MedLine, Scopus, Embase, Cochranne. Results: Polycystic ovary syndrome affects thousands of women worldwide, being a very complex disorder of multiple endocrine order, linked to hyperandrogenism and menstrual disorder, which can cause a series of complications that lead to infertility. women who want to reproduce. Discovering ways of reversing and recovering the characteristics of female reproduction would reduce the anguish of millions of women in the world. Conclusion: Despite the positive influence of melatonin on reproductive function, we did not observe in the literature randomized controlled studies comparing its use in women with PCOS More studies should be undertaken in this regard. There is no consistent evidence for the systematic use of melatonin in women with PCOS or chronic anovulatory women.

Author Biographies

Mariana Goes da Souza Silva, Universidade Federal do Tocantins

Acadêmico de Medicina

Lívia Benvindo do Carmo, Universidade Federal do Tocantins

Acadêmica de Medicina

Márcia Cristina Terra de Siqueira Peres, Universidade Federal do Tocantins

Professora Adjunto da ITPAC Palmas desde fevereiro 2019 e Professora da Universidade Federal do Tocantins desde março de 2014. Graduada em Medicina pela Universidade Federal de Uberlândia (1989), especialização em Ginecologia e Obstetrícia pela Universidade Federal de Uberlândia(1991) e Título de Especialista em Ginecologia e Obstetrícia (2008) . Concluiu Mestrado em Psicologia pela Universidade Federal de Uberlândia (2005). Possui Área de Atuação em Sexologia. Atualmente atua como médica ginecologista, terapeuta sexual e na área de auditoria e perícia médica. Tem experiência na área de Ginecologia Obstetrícia, Psicanálise, Sexologia. Concluiu Pós Graduação na área de Perícia Médica. Sua produção acadêmica envolve os seguintes temas: método psicanalítico, relação médico-paciente, função terapêutica, teoria dos campos, sexologia, climatério e endocrinologia ginecológica.


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NASCIMENTO, R. P. do .; SILVA, M. G. da S. .; CARMO, L. B. do .; PERES, M. C. T. de S. . The importance of melatonin in ovarian syndrome polycystic: A bibliographic review. Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 11, n. 6, p. e0911628483, 2022. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v11i6.28483. Disponível em: Acesso em: 24 may. 2022.



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