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Taking small to moderate doses of melatonin from supplements does not appear to reduce the body's own production of melatonin (endogenous melatonin), although there are other factors that may decrease your body's natural levels of melatonin. For details, see the What to Consider When Using section of the Melatonin Supplements Review, which also includes our tests and Top Picks among popular products.

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robert17507
January 30, 2019

3mg melatonin half hour before bed.

i wake up about 3 hours later and then take 1mg melatonin and return to sleep.

ConsumerLab.com
February 4, 2019

Hi Robert - As mentioned in the Melatonin Review, timed-release melatonin formulas may help some people to stay asleep: https://www.consumerlab.com/reviews/melatonin-supplements/melatonin/#buying

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