Feeling sleepy? Might be the melatonin

6 marzo 2015

Melatonin supplements are commonly used as sleep aids; however, our bodies also make melatonin naturally, and until a recent study using zebrafish, no one knew how — or even if — this melatonin contributed to our natural sleep. The new work suggests that even in the absence of a supplement, naturally occurring melatonin may help us fall and stay asleep.