Melatonin: Nature's Sleep Aid

I am often asked about supplements to help people get better sleep. Anyone that has worked with me knows how much I value sleep as an integral part of my treatment plans with patients.

There are many different reasons why people are not sleeping well and it is always best to treat the underlying cause of the problem. Today I want to answer the question of when to use melatonin as a supplement.

It can be taken in supplement form, however it is actually produced in the body.

Melatonin is a hormone that is produced in our bodies to help us sleep. It is actually responsible for our sleep and wake cycles in the body, sometimes referred to as circadian rhythms.

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