Your Health: Oct. 30, 2000

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WAKE-UP CALL It's hard enough to remember what to do at 2 a.m. on Oct. 29, when the nation reverts to standard time (hint: "fall back"). But many folks have an even bigger problem. Their internal body rhythm remains so out of synch that for days they experience something akin to jet lag. If this sounds like you, you might try this novel, melatonin-based regimen:

--Starting Friday morning and repeating each day through Monday, take .2 mg of melatonin upon waking and another .2 mg four hours later. (Don't drive if it makes you sleepy.)

--Saturday night, set your...

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