Sleep: Sleep well due to alcohol
Alcohol helps many people to fall asleep better. However, the question is whether alcohol is such an effective sleeping aid. Below is a nuanced answer to this question. When it comes to a small amount of alcohol, it can indeed help you to fall asleep faster. However, when drinking in larger quantities, REM sleep is disrupted and deep sleep is also less effective than normal.
Effects of Alcohol on Deep Sleep and REM Sleep
Sleep consists of several stages: when you fall asleep you go from light sleep through moderately deep sleep to deep sleep: it lasts for a while (up to 100 minutes). Then you return to moderately deep sleep and light sleep