The Sleep Gummies Edition [Mollie's Monday Obsessions v.114]

The gummy vitamin market includes nearly as many adult vitamins as it does children, hence the creation of gummy sleep aids. Do they work? Are they safe? Will they damage your teeth if you take them right before bed? Here’s the 411 on those tasty, chewable sleep concoctions to help you decide if they’re for you. -Verlo, Are Sleep Gummies a Solution for Sleepless Nights?

If you’ve been around here for a while, you know that I’m not a big fan of supplements as a first-line approach to improving your sleep. There's SO much more that you can do to improve your sleep than I believe the average person realizes- I know I didn’t understand a fraction of the things that I could do for a big portion of my life!

But since ‘sleep gummies’ are having such a moment, I wanted to make sure that I provided some resources to learn more if you’ve been one of the 18,100 people searching for this topic monthly.



Resource: Article, Business Insider, Hello Bello gummies review 2020: a good sleep aid Apparently, this is part of Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard’s new plant-based line for Walmart. I haven’t tried it!


Resource: Article, Bustle, Do Olly's Restful Sleep Gummies Work? I Put Them To The Test "Timing is everything," Dr. Alex Dimitriu, a psychiatrist and sleep expert, tells me in an email, and a lot of them "take time to take effect. If the goal is to help fall asleep, many substances, including ... melatonin, need to be taken about 90 minutes before the intended bedtime."


Resource: Article, Leafly, Sleep gummies: how cannabis comes into play “It’s good to have cannabis sleep gummies on hand for two different reasons. First, they are great for the times when you’re really ready to go to bed. If it’s been a stressful day or you need to make sure you get a good night’s sleep before a big day, having cannabis sleep gummies in your nightstand or medicine cabinet can be incredibly helpful. Secondly, incorporating sleep gummies into your nightly routine can help you find a sleep cadence that your body can get into, thereby creating a sleep habit. And a proper sleep habit is great for avoiding sleep disorders.”


Resource: Article, Medical News Today, CBD gummies for sleep: 7 top options “An earlier systematic review of the medical literature yielded mixed results regarding the effectiveness of CBD for sleep. Researchers suggested that CBD’s pain-relieving qualities could be contributing factors to improved sleep.”


Resource: Article, Retail Dive, Casper jumps on the CBD bandwagon with sleep gummies Even the mattress giant, Casper, is hopping in on the sleep gummies action.


Resource: Article, New Bulletins, Are Sleep Gummies safe? “However, there have been no studies to indicate the long term effects of sleep gummies.”


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