Lifestyle

How we live our lives directly impacts how we sleep. From how much coffee we drink in the morning to our bedtime routine at night, the right lifestyle choices can mean the difference between a good and a bad night of sleep. Below you’ll find all of the lifestyle-related sleep articles to help make sure you’re on the right track!

Lifestyle

Alcohol’s Effect on Sleep

Many of us have indulged in a glass of wine to help send us off to bed, and more than 1 in 10 people uses alcohol to beat stress-related insomnia and sleep better at night. However, the bulk of the evidence shows that alcohol doesn't improve sleep. On the contrary, as alcohol passes through the body, it exerts a number of biochemical effects that tend to lead to poorer sleep. Understanding the effects of alcohol on sleep is the first step toward preventing alcohol-related sleep problems.