Category: Melatonin

Melatonin for Kids and Other Alternatives

| December 2, 2012 | 1 Comment
Melatonin for Kids and Other Alternatives

At one time, using melatonin for kids was as common as giving your child a chewy Flintstones multivitamin. However, times have changed. As more and more research has emerged, it is becoming strikingly obvious that melatonin is not the best sleep aid for children, and ideally, should be avoided.

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Is Melatonin Safe for Children?

| March 8, 2012 | 0 Comments
Is Melatonin Safe for Children?

The use of melatonin for children is somewhat controversial. In this article we shall consider all the variables that will assist you in making an informed decision.

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Melatonin for Children

| January 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Melatonin for Children

Melatonin is a hormone produced in the brain’s pituitary gland and is famous for the role of regulating sleep-wake cycles, but melatonin for children under the age of 10 isn’t typically encouraged by physicians other than in rare, special circumstances.

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Side Effects of Melatonin

| January 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
Side Effects of Melatonin

Melatonin supplements can be beneficial in numerous ways, but there are also side effects of melatonin which should be considered.  Melatonin is a hormone naturally produced in the pituitary gland, located in the brain.  Some fruits, vegetables, meats, and other foods contain traces of melatonin.  Supplements are also available; it’s safest to use a synthetic rather than a natural supplement because the natural form can cause disease, since it can be biologically contaminated.

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Melatonin

| January 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
Melatonin

If you’re looking for a cure for insomnia, an understanding of melatonin could help.  Did you know that this hormone has a part in controlling your cycles of sleeping and waking?  It is produced by a small gland called the pineal gland, which is located in the brain. But melatonin can also be purchased as a supplement and is found in minute amounts in some fruits, vegetables, meats, and grains.

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