Updated Information on Melatonin Is Available
Published Online: Sunday, August 1, 2004
The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) has developed a
brochure, "Melatonin: The Basic Facts," to address the growing
use of melatonin to help improve sleep. The brochure answers
the following questions:
- How does the sleep?wake cycle work?
- What is melatonin?
- Why is melatonin available without a prescription?
- Why do individuals take melatonin?
- What has been learned about melatonin from research studies?
For more information about the brochure, visit the NSF Web
site at www.sleepfoundation.org.