Why your sleep supplements may be harming you

In the desperate quest for rest, you’ve probably given over-the-counter sleep aids a thought; particularly melatonin supplements. While melatonin—a hormone naturally secreted by our bodies to signal bedtime—is a popular go-to, the path to dreamland isn't about overwhelming your system with this "sleep hormone." It's about balance and supporting your natural sleep cycle.

The right melatonin dosage is important

Here's why a lower dose could be your key to unlocking a restful night:

1. Less Is More:

The common misconception with melatonin supplements is that higher doses yield better sleep. However, sleep specialists like Dr. Lauren Goldman and Dr. Alicia Roth from Cleveland Clinic suggest starting with the lowest effective dose. The right amount varies from person to person. Dr. Goldman suggests starting with 1 mg, and then increasing that amount by 1 mg (not to exceed 10 mg) every week until you’ve reduced the amount of time it takes you to fall asleep. Our sleep gummies each contain 1mg of melatonin allowing you to find your optimal dosage.

2. Avoid Unwanted Side Effects:

Overdoing melatonin can lead to a slew of unwanted side effects including headaches, dizziness, nausea, and even temporary feelings of depression. By keeping the melatonin dose minimal, you minimize these risks, making your journey to dreamland as safe as it is peaceful.

3. Mimic Mother Nature:

A MIT study highlighted that smaller doses of melatonin, akin to the amount naturally circulating in our bodies, improved sleep efficiency. Our low-dose approach aims to mimic this natural mechanism, providing just the right nudge without overwhelming your system.

4. A Gentle Transition to Slumberland:

Unlike heavy sedatives, melatonin should not knock you out cold. It should merely signal your body that it's time to prepare for sleep. The end goal should be to help your body find a natural rhythm and get off sleep aids all together!

At EmpwrMD we've developed our sleep formula based on science. Our low-dose melatonin sleep gummies are more than a supplement; they're a philosophy, a commitment to harmonizing with nature's rhythm to achieve the rest you deserve.

Why gamble with high-dose solutions that may lead to a groggy morning or worse? Choose a gentle, effective path to better sleep, and waking up refreshed, revitalized, and ready to seize the day.

Our sleep gummies aren’t like other sleep supplements; they're a gentle reminder to your body that it's time to wind down, offering a low-dose melatonin solution that works in harmony with your body's natural sleep cycle.


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Medical Disclaimer: The content is not and should not be used as medical advice or as a recommendation for any specific supplement or medication. It is important to consult your healthcare provider prior to starting a new medication or altering your current dosage.

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