Updated Information on Melatonin Is Available

AUGUST 01, 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.



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