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More People Using Melatonin for Sleep, Despite Risks

February 3, 2022

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More Americans are taking over-the-counter melatonin for sleep, and some may be taking it at dangerously high levels, according to a new study published in JAMA.

By 2018, adults in the U.S. were taking more than twice the amount of melatonin they took a decade earlier, the researchers found. Health experts are concerned that the COVID-19 pandemic may have increased this trend as more people rely on sleep aids.

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