Here’s why you shouldn’t drink alcohol at night!
It makes you sleepy at first, but…
There are many proves that drinking alcohol before sleeping is not such a good idea. Even it makes you sleepy at first, the chances are bigger to wake up few times during the night. Alcohol prevents the development of the REM condition of the dream, or the phase when we dream and which is crucial for studying process and long term memory.
At first it makes you fall asleep deeply, however its quality is not good, so the other day you will feel consequences, such as headaches, irritation and tiredness.
In the second phase of the dream, when the organism metabolizes the alcohol, the body tries to compensate the lost and includes REM phase of dream. The problem is that the REM phase is happening in an inappropriate time, when it is more likely that you will wake up.