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Simple Truth® Melatonin -- 10 mg - 60 Tablets


Simple Truth® Melatonin
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Simple Truth® Melatonin -- 10 mg - 60 Tablets

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Simple Truth® Melatonin Description

  • Promotes Restful Sleep
  • Non-GMO
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegan

10 mg Melatonin to Promote Restful Sleep and More.

Melatonin exists in the human body and is involved in setting mammalian circadian rhythms. By setting our "internal clock", supplemental melatonin may benefit those who experience occasional disruptive sleep. Additionally, frequent travelers may find melatonin useful in helping to normalize sleep schedules. By promoting a more restful sleep, fatigue may also be reduced. Our Melatonin 10 mg tablet is ideal for those looking for a higher dosage option.


Directions

Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement for adults 18 years of age and over for occasional sleeplessness, take 1 tablet approximately 20 minutes before bedtime or as directed by a healthcare professional.
Free Of
GMOs, gluten.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Tablet
Servings per Container: 60
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calcium (as dicalcium phosphate)50 mg4%
Melatonin10 mg*
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, vegetable calcium stearate, silicon dioxide.
Warnings

You may experience some residule drowsiness. If you take this product you may sleep for a full 8 hours. Not for use by those under 18 years of age. Do not take when operating machinery or driving a vehicle. Pregnant or lactating women, those with diabetes, hypoglycemics and people with known medical conditions and/or taking drugs should consult with a licensed physician and/or pharmacist prior to taking dietary supplements.

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Can Fixing Your Gut Help You Sleep Better?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most important things you can do for your health, but more than one-third of all adults in the U.S. are falling short. According to the American Sleep Association, 35.3% of adults report getting less than the minimum recommended seven hours of sleep per night. Globally, 62% of adults wish they were getting more sleep, and 44% say that their sleep quality has gotten worse over the last five years. Concept of Gut Health and Sleep Represented by Woman Sleeping Happily in Bed | Vitacost.com/blog At the same time, 60 to 70 million Americans suffer from digestive diseases, and 40 million people around the world are living with functional digestive disorders. Coincidence? Not at all. Research suggests that what goes on the gut microbiome can have an effect on how much and how well you sleep. If you’re among the many who struggle to get enough quality shut-eye, improving your gut health might be the answer.

Gut health and sleep: how the gut microbiome affects sleep

Your gut influences your brain via the vagus nerve using chemical messengers like serotonin, dopamine, melatonin and GABA, all of which are neurotransmitters associated with sleep. Serotonin in particular plays a role in the sleep cycle as both a melatonin precursor and a regulator. This neurotransmitter appears to create “pressure” to go to sleep that peaks near the end of the day. Your gut microbiome also has a daily cycle, which may work together with serotonin to influence your circadian rhythm. But that’s not all. Science suggests that bacterial composition and balance within the gut itself may directly impact sleep. Studies have shown that:

Can skimping on sleep hurt gut health?

The gut-brain influence works both ways: Not only does your gut affect your sleep, but not sleeping enough—or getting poor quality sleep—can throw your gut out of balance. Inflammation appears to play a key role in this effect. When you don’t sleep, the levels of proinflammatory compounds in your body rise while both anti-inflammatory compounds and antioxidant activity decrease. You also make fewer of the proteins that keep your gut barrier strong, which can result in the increased intestinal permeability commonly known as “leaky gut.” This loss of permeability may be related to the lower melatonin levels that result from getting too little sleep. In a mouse study, researchers found that sleep-deprived mice with leaky gut got better when given a dose of melatonin to counteract the drop. Inflammation can also make it more difficult to benefit from microbial byproducts like short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs). One study showed that people who excrete higher amounts of SCFAs take longer to fall asleep and sleep fewer hours, suggesting that SCFA absorption, not just SCFA production, may be a key part of sleep health. But you might not produce enough SCFAs in the first place if you’re too tired to make healthy food choices. Lack of sleep puts your body in a stress state and decreases your ability to use good judgment. This combination is likely to drive you toward foods high in saturated fat and refined carbohydrates, which can increase types of bacteria in your gut that produce proinflammatory byproducts.

Better sleep, better gut (and the other way around)

Since sleep influences gut health and gut health affects sleep, adopting habits that support both is the best way to enjoy mutual benefits.

Fix bad sleep habits

Set yourself up for better sleep each night with these simple changes to your sleep routine and environment:
  • Establish—and stick to—a set sleep and wake time
  • Support your circadian rhythm by getting exposure to natural or bright light during the day
  • Use an app that gradually decreases blue light on devices in the evening
  • Reduce light in the bedroom as much as possible by using blackout curtains, removing digital devices and switching to a traditional alarm clock
  • Turn off all screens, including the TV, 60 to 90 minutes before bed
  • Don’t drink any caffeinated beverages for at least 6 hours before going to sleep
  • Avoid alcohol before bed

Clean up your diet

What you eat directly affects gut microbe types and diversity, as well as the daily microbial rhythms that influence your circadian rhythm. Eating more whole and minimally processed plant foods provides prebiotic fiber that feeds beneficial gut bacteria, leading to improved diversity and increased SCFA production. These foods are anti-inflammatory, which can promote healing from leaky gut. Although you can also influence your gut’s bacterial composition with probiotics, there’s not a lot of scientific evidence to show that adding a supplement can help you sleep. Studies correlating probiotic supplementation with better sleep usually show subjective improvements rather than measurable sleep changes. You should start to see improvement in both your gut health and sleep patterns once you start making these changes. However, if your sleep doesn’t improve or you have ongoing problems with gut health, talk with your doctor about other possible causes and treatments. These statements have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_text_separator title="Featured Products" border_width="2"][vc_row_inner equal_height="yes" content_placement="middle" gap="35"][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="158763" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" img_link_target="_blank" css=".vc_custom_1648419086608{padding-right: 7% !important;padding-left: 7% !important;}" link="https://www.vitacost.com/traditional-medicinals-organic-nighty-night-herbal-tea-16-tea-bags-3"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="158761" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" img_link_target="_blank" css=".vc_custom_1648419111148{padding-right: 7% !important;padding-left: 7% !important;}" link="https://www.vitacost.com/genuine-health-advanced-gut-probiotic-daily-care-50-billion-cfu-30-vegan-capsules"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="158762" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" img_link_target="_blank" css=".vc_custom_1648419139610{padding-right: 7% !important;padding-left: 7% !important;}" link="https://www.vitacost.com/sunbiotics-potent-probiotics-with-organic-prebiotics-powder-vanilla-20-billion-cells-2-oz-1"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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