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Common Facts about Pineal Gland

What Is The Pineal Gland?

The pineal gland or the pineal body is a small gland in the brain with a pea shape. This organ is located on the back area of the brain’s third cerebral ventricle, which is a fluid-filled region. It lies in between the two halves of your brain. Currently, the function of this gland is not completely clear. However, scientists know that it is responsible for producing and regulating some hormones, especially melatonin. The pineal gland also regulates levels of the female hormone, which subsequently affects the menstrual cycle and fertility. [1]