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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Why are you doing: This. It is unlikely to do anything to increase your height and may have side effects you wish you did not have. I hope my endocrinology colleagues wi ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurney Pearsall
28 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Yes, but not by much: Human growth hormone can be stimulated by a number of ways, but the stimulation will not significantly increase the daily 24hr amount in any given per ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Generally yes: There are a number of cautions with the melatonin including be careful if you have a seizure disorder, glaucoma, hypertension, diabetes, depression, s ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Agree W Dr. Jacobsen: Concur that with the exceptions he listed that Melatonin is a safe approach to insomnia.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfred Forrester
41 years experience Psychiatry
No!: Melatonin is a naturally occurring hormone produced by the pineal gland in the brain; used as an over-the-counter sleep aid, it does not cause physica ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Melatonin: Headaches, nausea, grogginess, irritability, hypothermia, & postural hypotension. Such symptoms are mild & transient.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
25 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Melatonin is used as a natural sleep aid. It is not habit forming.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
39 years experience Pharmacology
Typically not bad: Melatonin is not "bad" for you if taken within normal dosages. Melatonin can help regulate sleep rhythms, if taken daily in moderate doses.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Melatonin: Yikes. I hope you meant 5 mg.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Melatonin: Please go on-line and read up about melatonin. It is predominantly linked to animals - not humans - but from time to time it can be helpful with slee ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you took 5 1 mg: Melatonin tablets - that might be effective for sleep. If you take 5 10 mg of melatonin - then you would have taken an overdose. Always start with low ... Read More

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