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How can I boost my melatonin levels naturally?

To boost your melatonin levels naturally, you need to ward off light, which prohibits production of this natural hormone that makes you feel sleepy. Watch psychologist Jeffrey Gardere, PhD, explain how a dark environment can produce more melatonin.


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