客户服务: +852 5819-7639   |   客户支持   |   关于我们
Share分享并赚取10美金
复制并分享这个含有您奖励代码的页面,您的被推荐人将享受优惠并且您将赚取10美金。 更多信息
$5.00 OFF to New Customers : Use SAVEME5
 购物车
购物车中的商品 数量 价格
小计: HK$ 0.00

The Facts About Melatonin and Healthy Sleep - eVitamins 香港

Learn the facts about melatonin and how it can help regulate your sleep schedule.
1.
HK$73.99
(32)
2.
HK$123.53
(3)
3.
HK$92.14
(1)

Chances are you've heard of melatonin if you're having sleep problems and maybe even used it to help. If you haven't heard or even just want to know how it helps, we'd like to offer the full facts on this supplement. After all, melatonin is a pretty neat substance.

What is it?

In short: It helps the body relax so it can rest.

The longer version is that melatonin is a natural hormone produced naturally by our pineal gland when the sun goes down. It gets released into the bloodstream for around 12 hours to decrease alertness. If you've ever tossed and turned thinking about a million things at once, you can see how shutting down that part of your brain would help you get some sleep. 

How To Use it

Short-term use of melatonin can help regulate your sleep pattern back into a healthy schedule. Studies have found that longer use, like taking it every night for years, to be caused by a placebo effect. That's when our body responds to something because we mentally think of the effects instead of actually experiencing them. That said, if taking a melatonin once in a while helps you get to sleep, it doesn't seem to matter if that's what's causing it or just a mental push to help you. In the end you're still getting to sleep.

Benefits and Uses

  • Insomnia
  • Heart Disease
  • Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain
  • ADHD and Autism symptoms
  • Lotions and gels with melatonin may protect against sun damage
  • May reduce symptoms of IBS like abdominal pain
  • Studies suggest there may be a correlation to melatonin and a reduced frequency of seizures

  • Side Effects

  • Vivid dreams or nightmares
  • Drowsiness
  • Stomach cramps
  • Dizziness
  • Headaches
  • Irritability
  • Decreased libido
  • Gynecomastia (breast enlargement in men)
  • Reduced sperm count
  • Dosage

    There have been no reports of toxicity or overdose due to melatonin. However, in order for it to work, you should be taking it correctly. The amount and when the supplement is taken is important to its effectiveness.

    For jet lag:  0.5 - 5 mg one hour prior to bedtime at final destination. This can be started the day of departure or begun up to two days in advanced for preparation. 

    For regulating sleep schedule:  Take 0.5 mg of melatonin one hour before bedtime. Increase up to 5 mg as needed for up to two months. Works best with the same bedtime every night.

    For children:  Due to various conflicting opinions, we recommended speaking to your child's doctor before giving them this supplement.

    Interactions


    Taking melatonin with these conditions or with these medications may have negative side effects and interactions. Talk to your doctor first if any of the following applies to you:

  • Pregnancy or Nursing
  • Desipramine and Fluoxetine (Prozac) (Antidepressants)
  • Antipsychotic Medications
  • Benzodiazepines (trizolam [Halcion])
  • Birth Control
  • Blood Pressure Medications (Vasoxyl, Catopres, along with calcium channel blockers like Procardia, Norvasc, Calan, Isoptin, Cardizem, Plendil, Sular, Vascor)
  • Beta-Blockers (Sectral, Tenormin, Zebeta, Cartrol, Lopressor, Toprol XL, Corgard, Inderal)
  • Anticoagulants (Blood-thinning Medications)
  • Interleukin-2
  • NSAIDs (Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)
  • Steroids and immunosuppressant medications
  • Tamoxifen
  • Caffeine, Tobacco and Alcohol

  • Alternatives to Melatonin


    If you're not able to use melatonin, try giving these a shot. They're also used to calm the body and promote a most restful sleep.


    Shop Smart


    Always talk to your doctor about the supplements you're taking and discuss with them before trying new ones, especially if you are on other forms of medication. Because there is no FDA regulation on melatonin, some supplements may contain more than the amount stated on the bottle. Purchase from brands you trust. Melatonin derived from animals may carry the risk of viral contamination so it's encouraged to purchase synthetic or lab-made.

    Sleep Tips

    You may be able to improve your sleeping patterns by making a few changes to your behavior and attitude towards sleep. We know it's hard - we work hard and love binge-watching too - but these tips are great to help you stay well rested. 

  • Keep a sleep schedule. Wake up and go to bed at the same time every day.
  • Monitor and restrict the amount of caffeine you consume during the day and at what time. Try cutting back on the coffee after the morning. Learn how to break the habit here.
  • Create a routine for getting ready for bed to help your mind relax and switch into "sleep mode".
  • Eliminate distractions in the bedroom. TV and computers should be turned off and monitor the temperature (it should be around 60 to 67 degrees). Use a separate alarm clock instead of your phone, if you can help it.
  • Exercise daily. It doesn't have to be hard exercise, a 30 minute walk will do. Just avoid physical activity before bed.

  • What else is there to say about melatonin? Have you taken it? If so, tell us your experience on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.

    免责声明:
    eVitamins建议您不要依赖本文中提供的信息作为对任何健康声明的治疗的诊断。本网站上的信息只作说明使用不能取代由医生,药师或其他许可的医疗保健专业人士给出的建议。您不应该使用产品信息作为自我诊断或治疗健康问题或疾病的依据。如果您怀疑自己有健康问题,请立即联系您的卫生保健提供者。保健类食品的信息没有经过美国食品与药品管理局评估。保健类食品无法替代药物。他们不能被用于诊断,治疗,治愈或预防任何疾病。eVitamins不承担有关的产品错误或不准确陈述所产生任何责任。
    分享并赚取10美金:
    Related Articles You May Like
    The Do's and Don'ts of Taking Melatonin
    The Do's and Don'ts of Taking Melatonin
    Melatonin, Valerian and Magensium for Sleep
    Melatonin, Valerian and Magensium for Sleep
    What You Need to Know About Melatonin
    What You Need to Know About Melatonin


    RELATED CATEGORIES
    5-HTP

    7-Keto

    AHCC

    Amino Acids

    Antioxidants

    Apple Cider Vinegar

    Collagen

    CoQ10

    DHEA

    DMAE

    EFA, Omega 3 6 9 (EPA DHA), Other Oils

    Enzymes

    Fiber

    Fruit & Vegetable

    Garlic

    Glucosamine

    Grape Seed

    Grapefruit Pectin

    Graviola

    Green Foods



    褪黑素 products you may like:
    Optimum Nutrition Melatonin
    Natrol Melatonin
    Now Foods Melatonin
    Now Foods Melatonin
    eVitamins Melatonin
    Life Extension Melatonin
    折扣优惠
    加入
    eVitamins.com, © 版权所有 1999-2019。All Rights Reserved. eVitamins, LLC

    本网站陈述的或从本网站出售的保健类产品,没有经过本网站或美国食品与药品管理局评估。他们不能代替药物或被用于诊断,治疗,治愈或预防任何疾病。本站提供的信息只作信息交流使用。如果您有任何健康相关的问题,或对服用所购买的膳食补充、保健品或其他产品有任何疑惑,请及时咨询有相关资质的医疗专业人士。

    eVitamins, LLC - 6833 Auburn, Utica, MI 48317 USA - 1-888-222-6056


    隐私条例 | 使用条款