Melatonin side effects
People with high blood pressure, seizure disorders, depression or liver problems should be especially careful for side effects of Melatonin, as Melatonin may increase their symptoms.
Melatonin side effects may include headaches, abdominal discomfort, nausea and dizziness.
Other side effects of Melatonin could be abdominal cramps, irritability, vivid dreams and nightmares, daytime sleepiness and depression.
Confusion, sleepwalking or nightmares also are possible side effects of Melatonin. There are studies claiming that Melatonin increases the risk of seizures.
Melatonin is not to be advised for people with autoimmune disorders or cancer of the immune system (leukemia, lymphoma etc.). Because Melatonin suppresses Corticosteroid activity, those who are taking Corticosteroids for immune suppressive or anti-inflammatory purposes (e.g., transplant patients) should be careful with Melatonin supplementation.
Melatonin is a hormone and it has been argued that one of its side effects is that it can interfere with libido (sex drive) and affect the reproductive system.
There are reports about Melatonin side effects that include a "heavy-head" feeling, stomach discomfort, sleepiness, headache, depression or feeling hung over.
Another serious bad side effect of Melatonin is its reported involvement with the development of autoimmune hepatitis.
This is our research on the alleged dangers of Melatonin / adverse effects of Melatonin and not medical advice!