Alcohol Disrupts Women's Sleep More Than Men's. Alcohol appears to cause more sleep problems in women than in men, a new study found. It's long been known that alcohol can deepen sleep during the early part of the night but disrupt sleep later in the night, something called the "rebound effect." But there's been little research into how alcohol's effects on sleep may differ in women and men. Sleep Following Alcohol Intoxication in Healthy, Young Adults: Effects of Sex and Family History of Alcoholism.
Study: Alcohol Does Not Cause Sleep Problems. Contrary to the widely held belief, drinking alcohol does not appear to cause sleep problems, a new study finds. Alcohol and Sleep Problems in Primary Care Patients: A Report from the AAFP National Research Network.