Our expert says:
The reason why melatonin is more frequently tested in chlidren with neurodevelopmental or psychiatric co-morbidities, is because sleep disturbances are much more prevalent in these children.
Studies have shown that melatonin is probably safe to use in children, but more clinical experience is needed before a definite answer can be given.
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