Study: More rely on melatonin to fall asleep at night
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In an attempt to battle sleep deprivation and serious health repercussions it can cause, more and more people take melatonin supplements, a move that could prove more harmful.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates a third of Americans fail to get enough sleep each night. Even pre-pandemic, melatonin use climbed fivefold, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Society.
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