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Do you take melatonin vitamins before bed?

How much?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:12 AM on Dec. 5, 2012 in Just for Fun

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  • Melatonin by itself, absolutely! I've never mixed it with vitamins, or taken vitamins at bedtime before though. Melatonin is not truly a vitamin, more of a supplement. Your body naturally makes melatonin, you are just supplementing this. I would start off with the lowest dose and go from there.
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 11:30 AM on Dec. 5, 2012

  • Melatonin is NOT a vitamin, it's a hormone. No, I don't take it.
    winterglow

    Answer by winterglow at 11:41 AM on Dec. 5, 2012

  • Melatonin isNOT a vitamin. It is a natural hormone that your body produces at night to help you fall asleep. Taking synthetic supposedly helps people calm down and sleep better. I have occasionally taken it when I needed to sleep and just had too much running through my head to do it. I try to meditate first, but occasionally that is not enough (like 3-4 times a year).
    aeneva

    Answer by aeneva at 12:38 PM on Dec. 5, 2012

  • hubby uses it and my son does too some nights- the usually take a half
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 1:01 PM on Dec. 5, 2012

  • Melatonin is not a vitamin, it is sold by the vitamins. My son used to take them. His ADD made falling asleep impossible.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 1:46 PM on Dec. 5, 2012

  • No
    booklover545

    Answer by booklover545 at 2:03 PM on Dec. 5, 2012

  • I take 20-30 mg of it . I think it starts at 5 but 5 doesn't do anything for me
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 2:11 PM on Dec. 5, 2012

  • nope
    smiley745

    Answer by smiley745 at 2:53 PM on Dec. 5, 2012

  • Um that is way too much. The lowest dose is 1 mg. My husband takes one every once in a while and it knocks him out.
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 4:30 PM on Dec. 5, 2012

  • Lol no its not I just talked to a dr and they said the lowest is 5mg. And correction I only take 15 mg . I thought they were 10 mg each but I just looked only 5
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 4:50 PM on Dec. 5, 2012

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