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A 45-year-old member asked:

Why do i get really sleepy after wine, sugary foods?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Several reasons: Wine can act as a sedative-tranquilizer, which could promote drowsiness, and the high sugar content items could provoke a reactive hypoglycemia, which could also result to sleepiness. Might discuss all of this with your physician, especially if you are taking medications.

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Last updated Sep 30, 2013

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