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A 22-year-old male asked:

does antihistamine benadryl (diphenhydramine) effect rem sleep when used to help fall asleep couple times a week? i like my testosterone levels high.

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Likely: Nearly all sleep aids affect one's natural sleep cycle- some more than others. Having insomnia is the least of your worry if you are on high dose testosterone. It is time for you to stop trading the future of your health with short-term gratification on your muscle mass. At the least, you will end up with pimples and shrunken balls.

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