Do you know Melatonin may help you to get good sleep for short term, Melatonin may also put you under risk of health too?
Melatonin is very popular hormone that can adjust the sleep and wake cycle of the body. It maybe safety when used by mouth appropriately, the longest record of safety usage so far is up to 2 years.
According to www.webmd.com:
For trouble falling asleep: 0.3 to 5 mg of melatonin daily for up to 9 months has been used. For sleeping problems in people with sleep-wake cycle disturbances: 2 mg to 12 mg taken at bedtime for up to 4 weeks has been used
However, for menopause insomnia and Chronic Insomnia issues, Melatonin may not a good option for insomnia problem. Because Metlatonin does have chance to bring some mild side effects: short-lasting feelings of depression, mild tremor, mild anxiety, abdominal cramps, irritability, reduced alertness, confusion or disorientation, and abnormally low blood pressure (hypotension). Obviously, Meletonin should not be insomnia treatment option for menopause insomnia and chronic insomnia, especially, when the usage is more than a month.