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Melatonin: More Than You Bargain For?

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May 26, 1999
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People who take the popular supplement melatonin hoping for antioxidant or sleep benefits may be getting more than they bargain for, according to Louisiana State University chemists. Their newly released findings show melatonin reacts with chemicals in the body to form compounds that could alter behavior.

Study Suggests Supplement Has Potential To Cause Unwanted Reactions In The Body


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