Melatonin poisonings in children are increasing
Melatonin use is increasing, and accelerated during the pandemic. Overdoses are also increasing in children, and in rare cases are linked to serious harms.
Melatonin supplements are increasingly popular, but the evidence is weak and mixed.
Blue light blocking glasses and other products that block blue light promise to improve eye health along with many other questionable claims. The evidence is lacking.
Lipo-Flavonoid for Tinnitus
Lipo-Flavonoid is sold to treat tinnitus. The claims are misleading, and the evidence isn't there.
Melatonin: What’s on the label isn’t in the bottle
Melatonin is taken by millions each year. But does it work? Is it safe? And can you trust the label?
Melatonin for sleep disorders – Safe and effective?
It’s summertime, and the living is easy. Forget the solstice. For most of North America, this week is the real start of summer – July 1 in Canada, and July 4 in the USA. Vacation time means breaking out of that those usual routines of work and school. I’m amazed after a few weeks of vacation how much sleep my body will...
A Sleep Remedy with Proprietary Secrets
A new product, Dream Water, is designed to help one relax, fall asleep and improve the quality of sleep using the all natural ingredients melatonin, GABA and 5-HTP (tryptophan). A single-dose 2.5 oz bottle retails for $2.99. They also offer a more dilute formulation in an 8 oz bottle. They suggest drinking half a bottle, keeping it at your bedside, and drinking...