Caffeine or Alcohol: Find Out Which Is Worse for Sleep

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Playing Alcohol Worse for Sleep Than Caffeine before Bed?

Do you think a glass of wine before bed can help you sleep? Think again!

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The Doctors share the results of a study that found consuming alcohol within 4 hours of sleep is more likely to disturb sleep than drinking something containing caffeine. The study also discovered that nicotine was even more disruptive to someone's sleep.

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The panel also notes that drinking more than 1 serving of alcohol can amplify sleep issues. Both Dr. Travis Stork and Dr. Andrew Ordon note they can have a small amount of caffeine in the evening and say it will not affect their sleep much, but they both reveal that if they drink too much alcohol, they will have trouble sleeping.

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So before you have just 1 glass of wine close to your bedtime, consider how it might affect the rest of your night. If you are have sleeping issues, The Doctors have 4 tips from sleep experts that may help you get a better night's rest.

 

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