Thread: Insomnia help
View Single Post
Old 01-04-2013, 07:01 AM   #12
El Diablo
Hall Of Fame
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 3,500

Melatonin is probably a placebo, and not necessarily a safe one. The best data indicate it MIGHT be useful for jet lag but isn't very useful for sleep in placebo controlled studies. FDA noted in 2010 that there is evidence of carcinogenic effects when taken orally and also damage to retina cells.
"Los Angeles...the one authentic
rectum of civilization" --- H.L. Mencken
El Diablo is offline   Reply With Quote