Dr. Oz: What is Melatonin?
The episode of Dr. Oz is all about the natural, over-the-counter hormone called melatonin. Although the body makes its own amount of melatonin, millions of people are taking the hormone to help them sleep at night. But according to Dr. Oz, this hormone pill, which is billed as a sleep aid, is not supposed to be used to put you to sleep. It could be detroying your sleep cycle, said Dr. Oz.
Dr. Oz: Melatonin is Not a Sleeping Pill
Dr. Oz welcomed Dr. Michael Breus, a sleep expert, on to the show to talk about the why he is concerned about people taking melatonin.