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This is How Alcohol Disrupts Your Sleep

This is How Alcohol Disrupts Your Sleep. (2017, December 19). Amen Clinics.

Most people have heard a glass of wine before bed isn’t always bad but that is false. Relying on a drink to fall asleep is an unhealthy crutch many people depend on. While alcohol can initially deepen sleep during the early part of the night, it also disrupts sleep during the latter part of the night; this is called a “rebound effect.” According to recent findings, alcohol does allow healthy people to fall asleep quicker and sleep more deeply for a while, but it reduces rapid eye movement (REM) sleep.

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