Got big plans this weekend?
After a night out, typically you go home and pass out. A paper published in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research confirms that when you sleep after drinking, the functions your body designed to repair all the damage you do while you're awake aren't anywhere near as active.
What's mainly affected is the quality of sleep. REM sleep (rapid-eye movement) and the amount of parasympathetic nervous system activity (PNS) were the two things that changed the most in heavy drinkers.
The study shows that alcohol is a pretty bad sleep aid.
Read the full article, here!