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Will alcohol cause sleep disturbances?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

People often get tempted to use alcohol to get them to sleep.
After a period of repeated use it rebounds on you and no longer works.

In brief: Yes

People often get tempted to use alcohol to get them to sleep.
After a period of repeated use it rebounds on you and no longer works.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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Dr. Beverly Dexter
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Alcohol and sleep

Although alcohol is a CNS depressant and can make you feel sleepy, what goes down must come up, so your brain becomes more activated again and sleep is fragmented.
the more you drink and the closer to sleep you drink the more likely it will disrupt your sleep. Try to not drink within 2-3 hours of sleep and minimize the amount you drink. More than 2 drinks per day for a man is likely to impair heal

In brief: Alcohol and sleep

Although alcohol is a CNS depressant and can make you feel sleepy, what goes down must come up, so your brain becomes more activated again and sleep is fragmented.
the more you drink and the closer to sleep you drink the more likely it will disrupt your sleep. Try to not drink within 2-3 hours of sleep and minimize the amount you drink. More than 2 drinks per day for a man is likely to impair heal
Dr. Beverly Dexter
Dr. Beverly Dexter
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