grow every day
Bottom line up front:
Melatonin is a naturally occurring hormone that helps with circadian rhythm and sleep cycle.
What is it?
Per the NIH, melatonin is a hormone that your brain produces in response to darkness. It helps with the timing of your circadian rhythms (24-hour internal clock) and with sleep. Being exposed to light at night can block melatonin production.
What does that mean?
It helps your sleep/wake cycles
(It helps you sleep)
Why might you take it?
How much can I take?
0.5mg – 10mg
What happens if I don’t get enough?
What happens if I take in too much?
What can I eat?
Melatonin naturally occurs in the body. You can take supplements to help support this. You can find it naturally in foods too!