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Melatonin for insomnia in Parkinson's Disease

17 November 2019

This study aims to find out whether melatonin can help people with Parkinson’s Disease to get better sleep.
Sleep problems often cause major discomfort in Parkinson’s Disease. The person’s health and quality of life is affected, and so are their family members’, especially if they are also carers.
Melatonin is a hormone which regulates the sleep-wake cycle, by promoting the desire to sleep at night. You will find out if melatonin works for you.

Requirements

  • Aged over 30 years
  • Diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease by a neurologist
  • Experiencing sleep difficulties, particularly getting to sleep.

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Ethical approval

The study has full ethical approval from UnitingCare Health Ethics Committee, Brisbane, Australia.

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