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What Are The Side Effects Of Melatonin?
- May 25, 2021 -

Melatonin is a neurotransmitter that has the function of regulating the food clock and improving sleep. Although in general, an oral dose of melatonin powder is safe. However, it causes some severe adverse reactions if takes too much and for a long time. The more common symptom are headache, dizziness, nausea, and drowsiness.

In addition to the common discomforts mentioned above, in a few cases, there will be:

●Temporary depression or anxiety, easy to lose your temper and even worsen depression psychosis

● Mild tremor, abdominal pain, and blood pressure drop, etc.

● For female patients, long-term overdose can cause menstrual disorders and even inhibit the person's fertility.

Side effects of Melatonin_

It is important to remind me that since melatonin can cause daytime sleepiness, the official website of the Mayo Clinic in the United States recommends that it is best not to drive or operate large machines within 5 hours after taking melatonin.

Recommended dosage reference:

●0.1-0.3mg can promote sleep

●0.3-0.5mg can regulate the circadian rhythm phase

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