Melatonin is one of the most widely used supplements when it comes to sleep aids because it is thought to be more natural than conventional drugs. Melatonin, a hormone that the body naturally produces, is vital for the quality of sleep.
A recent study found that 22 of the 25 melatonin gummy items that were tested by researchers had incorrect labels. Even more concerning, the goods’ melatonin content varied from 74% to 347% of what was listed on the labels. Board-certified physician Dr. Denise Pate, Medical Director of Medical Offices of Manhattan, offers her thoughts on the matter. Read the article.