OTC Melatonin Improves Sleep Quality in MS Patients, Trial Finds

OTC Melatonin Improves Sleep Quality in MS Patients, Trial Finds

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OTC Melatonin Improves Sleep Quality in MS Patients, Trial Finds

Taking the hormone melatonin may increase overall sleep quality in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), a clinical trial found. The compound, available as an over-the-counter dietary supplement, was particularly effective at extending sleep time in patients. Of note, sleep time decreased with age, meaning that “younger participants may have a better response to the use of melatonin to improve sleep,” the researchers wrote. Furthermore, the study showed that measures of fatigue — which has been…

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