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What is the pineal gland and what does it do? I've been hearing that tap water damages it as well as a few other things with chemicals?

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The pineal gland is a small (5-8 mm), pine cone shaped gland located near center of the brain.
Its primary function is the secretion of the hormone melatonin which helps regulate our sleep-wake cycle and circadian rhythms and is also a powerful antioxidant. The pineal gland tends to calcify as we age with deposits of calcium, phosphorus, and fluoride. Regarding harmful chemicals: largely anecdotal.

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The pineal gland is a small (5-8 mm), pine cone shaped gland located near center of the brain.
Its primary function is the secretion of the hormone melatonin which helps regulate our sleep-wake cycle and circadian rhythms and is also a powerful antioxidant. The pineal gland tends to calcify as we age with deposits of calcium, phosphorus, and fluoride. Regarding harmful chemicals: largely anecdotal.
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