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    alcohol is a stimulant
    patmcn3 posted:
    took sleeping pills for a few years at that time I drank a few beers every day , When I quit drinking the insominia problem went away . Alcohol is a stimulant.
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    sisicomono responded:
    alcohol is not a stimulant. you are wrong.
    alcohol is an irritant and agitater.

    yes, people do sleep beter without any alcohol in their blood.
    and most alcohal drinkers find a period of insomnia and or
    shortened sleeping cycles after changing their drinking patterns.

    thank you for your attention. ,
    yours in peace,
    sweet dreams,

    charles domick depalma

    costa rica

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