• Sleep society issues health advisory amid rise in melatonin use among kids

    8 days ago - By Healio

    The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has released an advisory encouraging parents to talk to health care professionals before giving their children melatonin or other sleep aid supplements.
    “While melatonin can be useful in treating certain sleep-wake disorders, like jet lag, there is much less evidence it can help healthy children or adults fall asleep faster,” Muhammad Adeel Rishi, MD, FCCP, vice chair of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine Public Safety Committee, and a pulmonology, sleep medicine and critical care specialist at Indiana University Health Physicians,
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