Sleep and Alcohol
Date of Event: October 19, 2022
|Alcohol has sedative effects that can induce feelings of relaxation and sleepiness, but the consumption of alcohol – especially in excess – has been linked to poor sleep quality and duration.
Drinking in moderation is generally considered safe but every individual reacts differently to alcohol. As a result, alcohol’s impact on sleep largely depends on the individual.
Visit the Sleep Foundation website to learn what stages of sleep alcohol affects, what impact binge drinking has on sleep, when to stop drinking to minimize sleep disruptions, and more.