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NOW Melatonin is a sleep-aid supplement that helps restore the healthy sleep cycles necessary to combat insomnia and restlessness. Many individuals have sleeping problems for a variety of reasons, but two of the most common causes are hormonal imbalance and off-kilter sleep-wake rhythms. One of the hormones necessary for rest and cycle maintenance is melatonin.
Melatonin tells the body and brain to relax and get ready for a full night’s sleep. It also plays a key role during rest, ensuring you achieve adequate amounts of REM sleep and don’t wake up before you’re ready.
Because melatonin levels decline with age and as we are more active at night, taking a supplement restores the proper amounts, allowing your body to de-stress and sleep properly. NOW Melatonin contains 3 mg of this hormone, an amount shown effective at aiding sleep.
NOW Melatonin restores melatonin levels and immediately provides your body what it needs to get to sleep easily and enjoy a restful night.
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Melatonin 3 mg – Melatonin is a hormone produced by the pineal gland. It’s created when the optic nerve senses darkness at the end of the day and sends a signal to pineal gland. Melatonin plays a major role in the body’s sleep-wake cycle by telling the brain to relax and shut down, preparing for sleep.
Other Ingredients – Rice Flour, Gelatin (Capsule).
Q. What are the directions for taking this product?
A. Take one capsule with water before going to bed. Capsule may be opened and the contents divided over several evenings if desired.
Q. How long does a bottle last?
A. Each bottle of NOW Melatonin contains 180 capsules, at least 180 days.
Q. Is NOW Melatonin a sleeping pill or tranquilizer?
A. No. Melatonin is a hormone produced by the body. NOW Melatonin simply regulates sleep cycles and helps you get back on track for healthy rest.
Q. Are there any warnings or dangerous side effects?
A. This product may cause drowsiness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery after consuming. Consult your doctor before use if you have an autoimmune or depressive disorder, are taking sedatives or corticosteroid drugs, or are pregnant or nursing.
Q. Who can take NOW Melatonin?
A. NOW Melatonin can be taken by adults 18 years of age and older.
Q. Does NOW Melatonin help for jet lag?
A. Melatonin can improve some symptoms of jet lag, but it may not be effective at shortening the time it takes for people with jet lag to fall asleep.