A 30-year-old male asked:
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if i have just a few hours to sleep, would it be good to drink a cup of coffee, fall asleep before the caffeine takes effect, & be energized on wakeup?

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Dr. Laura Martin
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: sleep first, caffeine if desired when you wake up or your sleep will be less restful
Answered on Aug 16, 2014
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Caffeine: Caffeine effect from coffee is fairly quick. You likely will not sleep well and will arouse periodically. You likely will not awaken refreshed and energetic.
Answered on Nov 17, 2018

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