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Atlantic article: https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2017/04/food-as-medicine/521955/

Melatonin is a supplement that’s supposed to help you sleep. But does it work? What’s the chemistry of this sleep aid? This week on Reactions, we go into the chemistry of melatonin and the realities of supplements.

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Credits:

Producer: Elaine Seward

Writer: Alexa Billow

Scientific Consultants: Michael J. Sateia, M.D. and Michelle Boucher, Ph.D.

Executive Producer: George Zaidan

Fact Checkers: Kyle Nackers and Alison Le

Music:
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Roberto Daglio - Com Todo Meu Amor

Sources:
https://www.consumerreports.org/vitamins-supplements/does-melatonin-really-help-you-sleep/
https://www.britannica.com/science/melatonin
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0063773
https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/html/10.1055/s-0035-1565083
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5263083/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4734149/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10883420
https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2016/06/supplements-make-tobacco-look-easy/488798/
https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2017/04/food-as-medicine/521955/
http://news.mit.edu/2001/melatonin-1017
https://academic.oup.com/jcem/article/86/10/4727/2849013
http://qualitymatters.usp.org/what-letters-usp-mean-label-your-medicine
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4445202/


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