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Melatonin synthetic vs vegeterian which is better :

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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

one is not better than the other.

vegetarian or planted based melatonin tends to be more expensive than synthetic

one has not been proven to be better than the other.

you can use the synthetic melatonin fine.

remember, higher doses aren't necessarily better

you don't need much melatonin to help you sleep better

this is a good article about melatonin

if you are not sleeping well, you should talk to your doctor about it

you may benefit from a full sleep evaluation by a sleep doctor to help you sleep better.

sleep is a very complex phenomenon and needs a full evaluation to help you sleep better.

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