A 48-year-old member asked:
How do i overcome sleepiness after wine?
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Sleep Medicine 43 years experience
Caffeine: A glass of wine should not cause sleepiness, but it may uncover sleepiness in a sleepy person. Several glasses of wine can cause sleepiness, but the resultant sleep is interrupted sleep. Caffeine can partially reverse the sleepiness after wine.
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Last updated May 13, 2014
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