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What is a natural sedative that is powerful enough to put you to sleep with no side effects?
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Dr. Norman Cohen
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: None but…
Many individuals find melatonin an effective sleep aid.
It is a hormone produced by the brain that contributes to the normal sleep-wake cycle. It is available in the us as an over-the-counter supplement that may help with certain sleep disturbances and with management of seasonal affective disorder. Side effects are minimal, but may include headache, nausea, vivid dreams, and irritability.

In brief: None but…
Many individuals find melatonin an effective sleep aid.
It is a hormone produced by the brain that contributes to the normal sleep-wake cycle. It is available in the us as an over-the-counter supplement that may help with certain sleep disturbances and with management of seasonal affective disorder. Side effects are minimal, but may include headache, nausea, vivid dreams, and irritability.
Dr. Norman Cohen
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Dr. Alan Ali
Also, Sleep Hygiene techniques are worth trying.
Dr. Nadu Tuakli
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Melatonin
You can also try valerian root.

In brief: Melatonin
You can also try valerian root.
Dr. Nadu Tuakli
Dr. Nadu Tuakli
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