Vitamin D supplements and good night's sleep may help to manage pain

On May 24, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Following a review of published research on the relationship between vitamin D, sleep, and pain, researchers propose that vitamin D supplementation, together with good sleep hygiene, may offer an effective way to manage pain in conditions such as arthritis, chronic back pain, fibromyalgia, and menstrual cramps. A recent review of…

Study finds that melatonin content of supplements varies widely

On February 17, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Results highlight the need for improved quality control of melatonin supplements. A new study suggests that the melatonin content of dietary supplements often varies widely from what is listed on the label. Results show that melatonin content did not meet within a 10-percent margin of…