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What are melatonin supplements?

Carol Ash, DO
Pulmonary Disease
Melatonin is a natural hormone the body produces that helps you fall asleep by preparing your body for rest and inducing sleep. In this video, internist and sleep expert Carol Ash, DO, discusses how melatonin works and whom it is most effective for.

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