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Sleep and Alcohol

4 Ways Alcohol Messes With Your Sleep

Posted 06.06.2014 | OWN

We know that a nightcap -- or three -- won't help us drift off into a peaceful slumber. But we didn't know exactly why it sets us up for a restless, s...

Why Alcohol Won't Help You Sleep

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

A new study suggests yet another reason that alcohol can be a roadblock to good sleep: The stimulating effects of alcohol are felt more strongly in the early evening hours. That evening drink you think is sending you toward slumber? It's likely doing just the opposite.