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Dr Alex Bartle: Do supplements help with healthy sleep?

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Publish Date
Sun, 14 Apr 2024, 6:06pm
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Dr Alex Bartle: Do supplements help with healthy sleep?

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sun, 14 Apr 2024, 6:06pm

Melatonin has emerged in recent years as one of the most popular sleep supplements, given its reputation for being effective as well as safe.

Nearly two-thirds of adults say they’ve turned to melatonin to help them sleep, according to a 2023 survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

But can you over-rely on sleep supplements? Dr Alex Bartle from SleepWell Clinic joins us to give us his thoughts.

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