What’s the Right Way to Take Melatonin?

Taking melatonin may help shift workers and people with circadian rhythm disorders adjust their biological sleep clock. Here’s how to take it, and how to allow your body’s own melatonin to work best.

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Can You Really Catch Up On Lost Sleep?

Sleeping less than seven or eight hours a night causes blood sugar problems that resemble diabetes. A recent study suggests that two nights of extended sleep may reverse these effects for some people.