Melatonin For Kids With ADHD

Jul 29
ADHD is sometimes accompanied by difficulty sleeping, emotional dysregulation, depression and anxiety. (In psychiatry, these accompanying issues are called “comorbidities.”) For example, a child with ADHD might develop social anxiety because they have...

How To Induce Sleep Paralysis - The Definitive Guide

Jul 29
Everyone has heard stories about how terrifying and bizarre sleep paralysis can be. There’s quite a bit folk lore about possession by demons causing sleep paralysis. It’s an experience that mixes aspects of the alert, conscious mind with a surreal...

Melatonin For Kids - Is It A Good Idea?

Jul 29
The use of melatonin to help with sleep problems has grown in the last decade. Our verdict is: while parents should not give melatonin to their children without first attempting to improve their child’s sleep hygiene, melatonin is widely considered...

Melatonin Overdose - Is It Dangerous?

Jul 19
Most doctors and scientists seem to agree that melatonin is safe at the recommended dose (1mg-5mg). But rarely adverse effects have been reported from large doses of melatonin. A bibliographic search of melatonin adverse effects including 309 articles...

Melatonin Before Surgery

Jun 22
Is It Safe To Take Melatonin Before Surgery? Melatonin is increasingly being used to help with sleep problems (e.g., difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep). Patients that take melatonin may wonder whether or not it is safe to take the night...

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