Melatonin and sleep medications in children – The latest evidence

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In this episode:

  • The incidence of sleep disorders in children and its impact on the family
  • The role of melatonin in the treatment of sleep disorders in children
  • Why melatonin is not the answer for all sleep disorders
  • The pitfalls of unsupervised melatonin use in children

 

Guest: Dr Jasneek Chawla, Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Physician &
Prof Sarah Blunden, Clinical Psychologist

Host: Dr Terri Foran, Sexual Health Physician

Total time: 18 mins

 

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Last Updated: 7 Jul, 2023

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