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  • Melatonin improves sleep during hypertension treatment

    Oct 02 2012...
    Melatonin supplements may improve sleep in hypertension patients who are on beta-blockers. Scientists found that three weeks of melatonin use significantly improved their sleep quality and helped them stay asleep compared with a placebo.

    Patients taking melatonin increased total sleep time by 37 minutes. They also spent less time awake in bed, and fell asleep quicker. The authors of the study, published in the journal SLEEP observed that the melatonin improved sleep tolerence without the common side effects of drug tolerance or rebound insomnia. READ MORE>>
  • Artificial Light at Night May Lower Sleep Quality, Raise Health Risks

    Jan 14 2011...
    Turn on the lights and turn off your health, a new study reports. Researchers claim exposure to bright room lighting at night can ruin your sleep and increase risk for high blood pressure and diabetes. READ MORE>>
  • Over the counter: will melatonin cure your sleep problems?

    Mar 26 2008...
    Searching for a solution to their sleep problems, many adults are taking melatonin supplements as a sleep aid. Research shows that this may benefit certain people. But melatonin is no miracle cure for the sleepless. READ MORE>>