Why Alcohol Ruins Your Quality of Sleep

Why Alcohol Ruins Your Quality of Sleep - Health Council

After a very long day,  you’re now winding down with a glass or two, of wine before you head to bed. Isn’t it nice? You may think so but your body doesn’t. Did you know that alcohol actually effects the quality of sleep you get ? Night sweats, dry mouth and abrupt awakenings.  But most importantly it affects your sleep cycle stages. Instead of your body trying to rest and repair from a long day, it’s actually metabolizing the alcohol a lot faster to get it out of your body. Researchers recommend, that if you are going to have an alcoholic beverage, try and drink at an earlier time. While also drinking plenty of water to hydrate your body.

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