Stop Taking Melatonin

It does more harm than good

Kiki Joy
ILLUMINATION
Published in
4 min readSep 15, 2020

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Photo by Damir Spanic on Unsplash

Melatonin is not a sleep aid. It is not a supplement. It does not induce sleep. It is a hormone used to regulate your sleep/wake cycle. If you’re taking it every night or nearly every night, stop taking it. Just like most other hormones like testosterone, estrogen, and progesterone, it should not be available over the counter (OTC). But it is. So here we are.

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Kiki Joy
ILLUMINATION

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition. Lover of all things travel, food, health, and fitness related. Let’s build wellness rather than treating disease.