Tag: 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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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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Natural Sleep Aids for common sleep disorders

| December 19, 2011 | 0 Comments
Natural Sleep Aids for common sleep disorders

Many people do not get restful sleep because of emotional, psychological or physical problems. Natural sleep aids can help them get the sleep they need in order to function the following day. Below, discover the different sleep problems and the various natural sleep aids that are known of and being used around the world today.

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