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How much melatonin can you safely take in a day to treat cluster headaches?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
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In brief: 10 mg at night

The evidence suggests that people with cluster headaches have lower than average levels of the hormone melatonin and that melatonin can help cluster headaches at the dose 10 mg at night.
However, always talk to your doctor before starting any new prescription or over-the-counter medication or dietary supplement.

In brief: 10 mg at night

The evidence suggests that people with cluster headaches have lower than average levels of the hormone melatonin and that melatonin can help cluster headaches at the dose 10 mg at night.
However, always talk to your doctor before starting any new prescription or over-the-counter medication or dietary supplement.
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. David Sneid
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Variable

It hasn't been really studied that well from a scientific viewpoint.
Usual dose for sleep is about 1 mg. Some have advocated up to 9 mg to prevent cluster ha. This high a dose can potentially disrupt rather than promote sleep. Check w/your neurologist before trying.

In brief: Variable

It hasn't been really studied that well from a scientific viewpoint.
Usual dose for sleep is about 1 mg. Some have advocated up to 9 mg to prevent cluster ha. This high a dose can potentially disrupt rather than promote sleep. Check w/your neurologist before trying.
Dr. David Sneid
Dr. David Sneid
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