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Find the best melatonin supplement based on independent tests and reviews by ConsumerLab.com covering best quality, dose and price. Includes what melatonin can and cannot do, product comparisons, dose, and melatonin side effects.

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1.Do melatonin supplements reduce the body's own production of melatonin?
2.Can melatonin help with stomach pain?
3.I've heard that melatonin may increase the risk of broken bones. I take melatonin regularly. Should I be concerned?
4.What are the side effects of melatonin supplements?
5.Do pistachio nuts really provide as much melatonin as supplements?
6.I take melatonin to help me fall asleep. Are there any drugs that interact with melatonin that I should be aware of ?
7.Is it safe to take melatonin when taking prescription sedatives or sleep aids like lorazepam (Ativan) or zolpidem (Ambien)?
8.What is the best way to take melatonin to get a good night's sleep?
9.I am having trouble sleeping. I regularly take a multivitamin, fish oil, magnesium, calcium, vitamins D and K, and a protein supplement. I also take a low-dose blood pressure medication. Could any of these supplements be causing my insomnia?
10.Can melatonin supplements cause depression or make depression worse?
11.I take omeprazole (Prilosec), a proton pump inhibitor, to reduce stomach acid. Are there supplements I should avoid, or be taking, due to this drug?  (in Comments)
12.What are natural remedies for coronavirus (COVID-19)? Do supplements like zinc, vitamin C, or herbals work?  (in Comments)
13.Which supplements have been shown to be helpful for autism?
14.Which supplements can help me sleep?
15.I've heard that taking vitamin D can reduce your natural production of melatonin and interfere with sleep. Is this true?
16.Can CBD help with insomnia or improve sleep?  (in Comments)
17.Do any supplements help for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
18.Do any supplements help for hair loss?  (in Comments)
19.I have been having dizziness for the past few months and am wondering if it could be a side effect of supplements I take. Which supplements cause dizziness?
20.Which vitamins and minerals should be taken together or separately?  (in Comments)
21.Do any supplements improve balance or reduce the risk of falls?
22.Is it okay to crush a tablet and consume the powder or add the powder to food, rather than swallowing the tablet whole?
23.Do any supplements help prevent or treat osteoporosis?
24.Which supplements can help with indigestion and/or heartburn?  (in Comments)
25.Which supplements help to improve energy and decrease fatigue?
26.Are there any supplements I should avoid when taking Valium or Xanax?
27.Do any supplements help for tinnitus? Is it true that some supplements can cause tinnitus?
28.I have low blood pressure. Are there any supplements I should avoid?
29.Are there supplements I should avoid when taking apixaban (Eliquis) or similar blood thinner drugs?
30.Do any supplements help for restless legs syndrome?
31.Are liquid vitamins better than pills?
32.Which supplements are helpful to have when traveling? Any tips on how to best store supplements on trips?
33.Is it true that overdoses of vitamin D only occur when you don't get enough vitamin K?
34.How much should I expect to pay for supplements? Are higher-priced supplements any better than low-priced brands?
35.Do any supplements help prevent or treat a cold?
36.What are the best supplements for depression and anxiety?
37.What are the health benefits of tart cherry juice?


Clinical Updates Found:
2020 Melatonin for Sleep and Parkinson's (06/06/2020)
Melatonin for Sleep and Parkinson's
Melatonin is known to trigger sleep, but can it help people with Parkinson’s disease? See the results of the latest study in the What It Does section of the Melatonin Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for melatonin.
 Melatonin During Chemotherapy? (04/22/2020)
Melatonin During Chemotherapy?
Does melatonin improve sleep quality and have other benefits during chemotherapy for breast cancer? Find out what a recent study showed in the What It Does section of the Melatonin Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for melatonin.
 Melatonin and Cataracts (03/07/2020)
Melatonin and Cataracts
Do you have cataracts (clouded lenses of the eye)? A recent study suggests that having them removed and replaced with a certain type of intraocular lens may increase natural melatonin production. For details, see the ConsumerTips section of the new Melatonin Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks among melatonin supplements.
 Is Melatonin Safe for Children? (01/28/2020)
Is Melatonin Safe for Children?
Find out what side effects melatonin had when taken for up to two years by children and adolescents in a small study. See the What It Does section of the Melatonin Supplements Review. Also see our Top Pick for melatonin.
 Foods That May Help Sleep (01/04/2020)
Foods That May Help Sleep
In addition to supplements like melatonin that can aid sleep, certain foods are associated with reduced risk of insomnia. We've added information about this to our answer to the question: Which supplements can help me sleep?
2019 Melatonin & Post-Op Delirium (10/08/2019)
Melatonin & Post-Op Delirium
Reduced melatonin levels following surgery have been implicated in the development of post-operative delirium. But does taking melatonin around the time of surgery reduce this risk? Find out in the What It Does section of the Melatonin Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for melatonin.
 Melatonin for PCOS? (06/18/2019)
Melatonin for PCOS?
Can melatonin help women who suffer from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)? See what a recent study found in the What It Does section of the Melatonin Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for melatonin.
 Melatonin for Troubled Sleep? (03/19/2019)
Melatonin for Troubled Sleep?
Does melatonin supplementation help people with a condition involving intense dreams as well as laughing, yelling, kicking or punching during sleep? Learn what a recent study found in the What It Does section of the Melatonin Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for melatonin.
2018 Melatonin for Headaches (11/27/2018)
Melatonin for Headaches
Recent reports suggest that melatonin, taken daily, may eliminate episodes of stabbing headache. Melatonin may also benefit people with migraine headache. For details, see the Headache section of the Melatonin Supplements Review. (Also see our Top Picks for melatonin.)
 Melatonin for Fibromyalgia (11/17/2018)
Melatonin for Fibromyalgia
Daily melatonin supplementation has been found to decrease pain and improve other symptoms of fibromyalgia. For details, see the What It Does section of the Melatonin Supplements Review. (Also see our Top Picks for melatonin.)
 Melatonin and Menopause (07/28/2018)
Melatonin and Menopause
Can taking melatonin reduce the severity of menopause symptoms, such as difficulty sleeping, hot flashes, and sweats? Find out what a recent study showed in the What It Does section of the Melatonin Supplements Review. (Also see our Top Pick for melatonin.)
 Melatonin and Restless Legs Syndrome (07/13/2018)
Melatonin and Restless Legs Syndrome
Taking a melatonin supplement can help some people fall asleep, but a study suggests that it may be a problem for people with restless legs syndrome. Get the details, and learn about potential side effects of melatonin in the Concerns and Cautions section of the Melatonin Supplements Review.
 Melatonin for Poor Sleepers (06/20/2018)
Melatonin for Poor Sleepers
For people who cannot fall asleep until early morning, a recent study showed some benefit with a low-dose form of melatonin. For details, see the What It Does section of the Melatonin Supplements Review. (Also see our Top Picks among melatonin supplements.)
 Melatonin and Balance (06/02/2018)
Melatonin and Balance
If you take melatonin, be aware that it can potentially affect balance for a period of time, as demonstrated in a recent study. For details, see the Concerns and Cautions section of the Melatonin Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for melatonin.
2017 Melatonin Improves Sleep in Children with Autism (11/07/2017)
Melatonin Improves Sleep in Children with Autism
Prolonged-release melatonin helped children with autism fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer in a new study. Get the details, plus more about the best way to take melatonin to get a good night's sleep, in the "What It Does" section of the Melatonin Supplements Review >> [Also see our Top Picks for melatonin supplements in the Review.]
 Melatonin Increases Aggression (07/29/2017)
Melatonin Increases Aggression
A study among young men found melatonin to modestly increase aggressive behavior. For more about this and other potential side effects of melatonin see the "Concerns and Cautions" section of the Melatonin Supplements Review (which also includes our Top Picks among products).
 Melatonin vs. Light Therapy for Sleep (04/12/2017)
Melatonin vs. Light Therapy for Sleep
A recent study found that melatonin was slightly better than light therapy in helping children fall asleep. The overall results, however, may have been better with a lower dose. For details see the "What It Does" section of the Melatonin Supplements Review >>
 Melatonin Quality Concern (01/13/2017)
Melatonin Quality Concern
A recent Canadian study found that 71% of melatonin supplements did not contain within 10% of labeled amounts of melatonin. Certain types were more likely to be off-the-mark than others. For details, and our own tests of (U.S.) products, see the "Quality Concerns" section of the Melatonin Supplements Review >>
2016 Vitamin D Keeping You Up? (12/08/2016)
Vitamin D Keeping You Up?
A study of women given daily doses of vitamin D found that those who achieved the highest blood levels of vitamin D experienced a deterioration in the quality of their sleep. This is consistent with an earlier study showing decreased production of melatonin with high-dose vitamin D. For details, see the "Concerns and Cautions" section of the Vitamin D Supplements Review >>
 Melatonin for Migraine (11/05/2016)
Melatonin for Migraine
Melatonin was shown to reduce migraine headaches as well as a prescription migraine drug but with fewer side-effects in a recent study. Get the details in the "What It Does" section of the Melatonin Supplements Review >>
2015 Melatonin for Itchy Skin (11/29/2015)
Melatonin for Itchy Skin
Atopic dermatitis is an itchy inflammation of the skin, affecting up to 10% of adults and 30% of children. A recent study in children and adolescents with atopic dermatitis found that taking melatonin modestly reduced symptoms and, not surprisingly, reduced the time needed to fall asleep. For details about this and other uses of melatonin, as well our reviews of available melatonin supplements (including several similar to the one studied), see the Melatonin Supplements Review >>
 Melatonin Safety in Women (10/03/2015)
Melatonin Safety in Women
A year-long, placebo-controlled study in postmenopausal women found that moderate doses of melatonin resulted in no increase in daytime drowsiness or adverse events. Get more details and about this and other melatonin studies (and see tests of products) in the Melatonin Supplements Review >>
 Melatonin Helps Post-Op Sleep (09/29/2015)
Melatonin Helps Post-Op Sleep
A study found that giving melatonin to women significantly improved their sleep time during the weeks after breast cancer surgery. For details, including our tests of products, see the Melatonin Supplements Review >>
 Melatonin for Anxiety Before Medical Procedures? (09/05/2015)
Melatonin for Anxiety Before Medical Procedures?
Some studies in men and women show that melatonin can reduce anxiety before surgery. A recent study in children found it can also reduce the anxiety and pain associated with blood tests. For details, including dosage, evidence for other uses of melatonin, and our tests of popular products, see the Melatonin Supplements Review >>
 Melatonin Increases Bone Density (06/07/2015)
Melatonin Increases Bone Density
Research has begun to suggest that melatonin may have a positive effect on the skeleton. The latest study shows that giving post-menopausal women with bone loss daily melatonin causes small, but significant improvements in bone density. Details, including dosage, as well as our tests of melatonin supplements, are found in the Melatonin Supplements Review >>
 Caution Urged with Melatonin (03/03/2015)
Caution Urged with Melatonin
In light of increasing use of melatonin in children, an expert is cautioning that its long-term safety has not been established and it should be used carefully. For more about this -- as well as other concerns with melatonin, its efficacy, and our reviews of melatonin supplements, see the Melatonin Supplements Review >>


Recent Recalls and Warnings Found:
1.FTC Warns 30 More Companies for Coronavirus Claims (06/20/2020)
2.FTC Warns 50 More Companies for Coronavirus Claims (05/23/2020)
3.Seller of Liposomal Curcumin, Vitamin C & Melatonin Warned for Manufacturing Violations (08/20/2019)
4.Supplements Promoted for Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Sell "False Hope," Warns FDA (02/13/2019)

Archived Recalls and Warnings Found:
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1.Life Extension Warned for Drug Claims (02/14/2017)
2.FDA Warns Maker of Sublingual Melatonin and Progesterone Cream (10/25/2016)
3.Seller of CoQ10, Anxiety Supplements and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (06/26/2015)
4.FDA Warns Maker of "Relaxation" Drink (04/11/2015)
5.Maker of Cough and Sleep "Remedies" Warned for Drug Claims (07/11/2014)
6.Maker of Mood, Smoking Cessation Supplements and More Warned for Violations, Drug Claims (05/14/2014)
7.Maker of Relaxation Drink Warned For Melatonin Ingredient (04/09/2014)
8.Sleep Supplement Recalled Due To Undeclared Drugs (08/08/2013)
9.Maker of Omega-3, Saw Palmetto, St. John’s Wort Supplements And More Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (05/03/2013)
10.Cardio, Energy and Sexual Enhancement Supplement Distributor Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (04/18/2013)
11.Seller of Blood Sugar, Depression and Sleep Supplements Warned For Making Drug Claims (12/26/2012)
12.Prescription and Street Drug Alternatives Found in Male Enhancement, Mood, and Sleep Supplements (07/27/2012)
13.Melatonin in Cookies and Drinks -- Not Allowed, Says FDA (03/07/2012)
14.FDA Calls "Melatonin Brownie" Unsafe and Sends Warning to Manufacturer (08/03/2011)
15.FDA Cracks Down on Violators of Supplement Manufacturing Rules (03/28/2011)
16.Canada Advises Consumers Not To Use Adulterated Sleep Supplement (08/31/2006)


News Releases Found:
2020 Trouble Sleeping? ConsumerLab Tests Reveal the Best Melatonin Supplements (03/25/2020)
 Top-rated Vitamin and Supplement Brands and Merchants for 2020 Based on Consumer Satisfaction -- Results of the ConsumerLab.com Survey of Vitamin & Supplement Users (02/25/2020)
2019 Top-rated Vitamin and Supplement Brands and Merchants for 2019 Based on Consumer Satisfaction -- Results of the ConsumerLab.com Survey of Vitamin & Supplement Users (02/25/2019)
2018 Top-rated Vitamin and Supplement Brands and Merchants for 2018 Based on Consumer Satisfaction (02/25/2018)
 Magnesium, Curcumin, and Apple Cider Vinegar Rise in Popularity, While Probiotics Dip and Calcium Continues to Decline in Latest ConsumerLab.com Survey of Supplement Users (02/24/2018)
2017 ConsumerLab.com Explains How to Take Melatonin and Reveals Its Top Supplement Picks (09/26/2017)
 Vitamin D Supplements Maintain Top Spot in Popularity, as Probiotics Surpass Multivitamins to #4 Behind Fish Oil and CoQ10 in Latest ConsumerLab.com Survey (02/24/2017)
2016 Vitamin D Supplements Jump to Top Spot in Popularity, Surpassing Fish Oil, as Probiotics Rise to #5 Spot Behind CoQ10 and Multivitamins in ConsumerLab.com Survey (02/24/2016)
2015 ConsumerLab.com Shows How to Choose the Right Melatonin Supplement for Sleep (05/28/2015)
 Use of Magnesium and Probiotics Rise, Multivitamins and Weight Loss Supplements Fall, According to ConsumerLab.com Survey (02/28/2015)
2013 Use of CoQ10, Digestive Enzymes, Probiotics and B Vitamins on the Rise According to ConsumerLab.com Survey (01/31/2013)
2011 ConsumerLab.com identifies many quality melatonin sleep supplements, but prices range from 4 cents to over $1 for the same dose (11/29/2011)
2008 ConsumerLab.com finds melatonin supplements range in strength but ingredient quality is high (10/02/2008)
 ConsumerLab.com's tests of menopause supplements reveal wide range in strength and quality; mislabeling and contamination discovered -- Soy and red clover isoflavones, black cohosh, and progesterone products tested (09/17/2008)
 ConsumerLab.com finds improvements in labeling of nutrition bars but potential pitfalls exist -- New report compares 20 bars, including those for protein, fiber, energy and whole food (08/12/2008)
 ConsumerLab.com Find Fifty Fish Oil Supplements Pass Quality Testing -- New Report Helps Consumers Choose Among Pills, Liquids, Foods and Beverages with Omega-3 Fatty Acids (EPA and DHA) (08/05/2008)
 Tests of ten red yeast rice supplements by ConsumerLab.com reveal significant statin levels, but some pills contaminated -- Popular cholesterol-lowering supplements compared in new report (07/01/2008)
2006 ConsumerLab.com reports on 29 popular melatonin sleep supplements (03/29/2006)
 ConsumerLab.com reports on supplements for bone health containing calcium and vitamin D— Results posted for 32 supplements for adults and children; One found contaminated with lead (03/13/2006)
2002 Top quality melatonin products identified by ConsumerLab.com — Hormone supplement used to treat sleep disturbances due to jet travel and other causes (12/30/2002)
 Lupus patients cautioned about hormone supplement — ConsumerLab.com releases DHEA testing results online today (12/10/2002)
 Enormous variation found in strength of garlic supplements — most popular herb in U.S. — ConsumerLab.com releases results online today (10/29/2002)
 Problems found with most sexual enhancement supplements evaluated by ConsumerLab.com — Only 9 of 22 products pass independent review (09/24/2002)


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