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How to Sleep Better After Drinking Alcohol

When did your hangovers start getting worse? Around the age of 30? That’s definitely when it happened for me. In your 20s, you probably didn’t have to think about managing hangovers, or how to sleep better after drinking alcohol. You just bounced out of bed and headed off to work. (Or if you’re a true maniac, to the gym.)

Ah, the joys of youth.

But hey, who says aging is bad? With time and experience comes wisdom. And that includes a bag of tricks to make sure that you’re sleeping beautifully every night, even if you had a few glasses of bourbon.

Below, you’ll find 5 proven methods of ensuring you get a great snooze after a night of celebration. But don’t worry - this isn’t clickbait-y advice that you already know, like “drink plenty of water” and “eat balanced foods.”

You’re an adult. You already know this.

Instead, these are novel techniques to make you feel (almost) as great after drinking as you already do everyday.

Take 1-2 Strong Multivitamins

For many folks, this is a game-changer. And it’s our absolute top recommendation.

A night of drinking, and its concurrent dehydration, leaves your body deficient in all kinds of vitamins, minerals, and electrolytes. We already know that vitamin deficiencies can wreck your sleep on normal days. After boozing the situation is far bleaker.

What’s worse, researchers have found that alcohol reduces concentration of B vitamins specifically¹. Since your body uses these to break down alcohol, it creates a diabolical feedback loop.

The solution?

Any normal, strong multivitamin. We recommend NOW Adam for men and NOW Eve for women. In fact, many folks who have certain deficiencies find that a strong multivitamin will practically knock them out on normal days.

Fair warning: it may turn your pee a strange color in the morning or make it smell funny. That’s just your body shedding excess vitamins. But to help you snooze better after a night of drinking, we consider it a small price to pay.


At the very least, take one dose before you go to bed. If you really want to up your game, take another before you start drinking. Is this considered healthy? Perhaps not if you do it every day. But as a last resort after drinking, it does a good job of insuring that your body has everything it needs to engineer a good snooze.

A multivitamin is how to sleep better after drinking alcohol

Consider Astaxanthin or Glutathione

Many of our high-performing customers recommend veggie greens or antioxidant boosters like chlorella tablets after a night of drinking.

Honestly, we’re a little skeptical, because these supplements often require you to drink copious amounts of water. YES, you should consume lots of water WHILE drinking. But we also know that filling your bladder with Pedialyte before bed can lead to a night full of bathroom trips. 

Yet, the science looks promising. Multiple studies have found evidence that a relationship exists between oxidative stress and sleep disruptions².

So, what’s the solution?

Take your antioxidants in capsule form. A high-quality Astaxanthin or Glutathione supplement might be just the ticket you need to limit alcohol-induced inflammation. Both have shown positive effects on sleep quality³. That way, you can rest up and sleep off the effects of that last vodka soda you probably shouldn’t have had.


We’ve had great results with Sports Research Astaxanthin and Thorne Research Glutathione. As always, your mileage may vary. But we get nothing from recommending them, so I hope you’ll consider our “thumbs up” valid.

White Noise and Black-Out Curtains

Hibernate customers know the importance of sleeping in a bedroom that’s completely pitch black and silent. But this even more important after a night of drinking.

Of course, this won’t matter in those first few hours when you’re dead to the world. But after 3-4 hours, when your liver finishes processing the alcohol, your depressed nervous system suddenly sparks to life. That makes you hyper-sensitive to random lights and sounds.

So, if your spouse tends to snore after drinking a few beers, you can bet the house that you’ll be awake as soon as you hear that first nasally growl from the grizzly in your bed.


Well, you should already be employing black-out curtains. And you should already know to keep your phone in another room at night. But on nights when it’s especially important to avoid external sounds, a simple white-noise machine can be a great solution.


Consider an easy-to-use white-noise machine from a brand like Yogasleep. Or, in a pinch, an old electric fan can do a fantastic job of drowning out cars zooming by on the road or the pesky squirrels rooting around in the attic.

Take a Small Dose of Ibuprofen Before Sleep

In addition to fighting off the inevitable alcohol-related headache, a small dose of ibuprofen just before bed can save you a lot of early morning trouble. At the very least, if you wake up at 5AM, you won’t have to tromp off to the bathroom to rattle through the medicine cabinet. By preventing your headache early, you can roll over and go back to sleep.

Make sure it’s ibuprofen, however! Acetaminophen-based medicines like Tylenol, Goody’s powder, or Excedrin can damage your liver when mixed with alcohol.  


Keep the dose around 400mg. While some (mostly poorly designed) studies have shown that higher doses can inhibit deep sleep, a small-ish 400mg dose doesn’t seem to cause abnormal sleep function⁴. If it saves you a morning headache, we consider it a win.

Reach Deeper Sleep Phases with Hibernate

Let’s say you’re drinking responsibly. You’re already home. You’ve had a shower and you’re on your way to bed. In this case, three capsules of Hibernate will go a long way toward making you feel like a real, live human being in the morning.

Booze and barlights disrupt melatonin production in your pineal gland, but Hibernate’s tiny microdose of melatonin (0.25mg) ensures that your “hormonal sleep cascade” engages properly—the same way you’d want it to any other night.

Then, once those hormones are cascading, macrodoses of magnesium and zinc help your brain transition to the deeper Stage 3 realms of sleep (also referred to as slow-wave or delta sleep) that you typically can’t reach when you’re drunk. Even just 1-2 glasses of wine can inhibit Stage-3 sleep, but Hibernate’s magnesium and zinc helps you get there so your body can repair all the damage you’ve done.


3 capsules of Hibernate—just the same as any other night. Just make sure you’re home, getting ready for bed, and don’t plan on drinking any more. If you mix melatonin with alcohol and then get in your car, you’re an idiot and you’re risking more than just a hangover in the morning.

Conclusion on How to Sleep Better After Drinking Alcohol

Listen, we understand that alcohol isn’t compatible with good, healthy sleep. But who are we to turn down a glass of wine when celebrating life with friends and family? A solid sleep routine can do a great job of diminishing the inflammatory effects of a few drinks and make sure you wake up smiling the next day.

  1. Take a multivitamin
  2. Load up on antioxidants
  3. Turn on a white-noise machine
  4. Take a small dose of ibuprofen
  5. Three capsules of Hibernate
  6. Sleep easy

Then, tomorrow, get back to a proper sleep-hygiene routine so you wake up like a champion.



1. Gibson, A et al. “Alcohol increases homocysteine and reduces B vitamin concentration in healthy male volunteers--a randomized, crossover intervention study.” QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians vol. 101,11 (2008): 881-7. doi:10.1093/qjmed/hcn112

2. Kanagasabai, Thirumagal, and Chris I Ardern. “Inflammation, Oxidative Stress, and Antioxidants Contribute to Selected Sleep Quality and Cardiometabolic Health Relationships: A Cross-Sectional Study.” Mediators of inflammation vol. 2015 (2015): 824589. doi:10.1155/2015/824589

3. Hayashi, Masahiro et al. “Effect of astaxanthin-rich extract derived from Paracoccus carotinifaciens on the status of stress and sleep in adults.” Journal of clinical biochemistry and nutrition vol. 66,2 (2020): 92-102. doi:10.3164/jcbn.19-113

4. Francis Gengo, "Effects of ibuprofen on sleep quality as measured using polysomnography and subjective measures in healthy adults." Clinical Therapeutics, Volume 28,11 (2006): doi/10.1016/j.clinthera.2006.11.018.

Hibernate Sleep Support: Melatonin Microdose Supplement
Hibernate Sleep Support: Melatonin Microdose Supplement
Hibernate Sleep Support: Melatonin Microdose Supplement
Hibernate Sleep Support: Melatonin Microdose Supplement
Hibernate Sleep Support: Melatonin Microdose Supplement
Hibernate Sleep Support: Melatonin Microdose Supplement

Hibernate Sleep Support: Melatonin Microdose Supplement

"this stuff really works! i've tried a couple of other products, but hibernate is by far the best sleep aid i've tried and i plan on using it for years to come." -- Alan G.
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Get the sleep you deserve. Hibernate's optimized blend of minerals, nutrients, and microdosed melatonin supplies everything your body needs to "manufacture" deep, healthy, natural sleep:

  • Stabilize slow-wave sleep cycles
  • Decrease time to fall asleep
  • Boost GABA function
  • Improve immune function
  • Support mental clarity throughout the day

Rather than mimicking or blocking chemical processes in the brain, Hibernate supplies optimized doses of four key nutrients which are often found deficient in men as they age:

* Zinc Orotate

* Magnesium Citrate

* Vitamin D3

* Micro-Dosed Melatonin

These ingredients (typically inhibited by lifestyle stressors or depleted after intense training sessions) help initiate the cascade of events that lead to deep, recuperative sleep, boost hormone levels, and allow men to wake up ready to attack the day.*

World's Best Night's Sleep Plan
1. Take 3 tiny Hibernate capsules 1-2 hours before bed
2. Dim the lights
3. Let the hormonal sleep cascade work its magic
4. Wake up feeling like a champion

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Customer Reviews

Based on 57 reviews
Charles (New York, US)
Much better sleep

I tried Hibernate for 30 days prior to leaving this review. I used to take 10mg of Melatonin each night, so when I wouldn't take it I wouldn't be able to sleep through the night. Since taking hibernate I've been able to sleep all the way through most nights and feel much better in the morning.

Adam Forgues (Worcester, US)
Great Sleep "Night and Day difference"

My first morning after using Hibernate was noticeably different. I felt energized, rested, and ready to tackle the day.

Brian Mong (Columbus, US)
Falling asleep faster

Great product, great customer service, find myself not tossing and turning as much and falling asleep faster.

Matthew Bowling (Arlington, US)
Noticeable difference in how I feel in the morning.

When I use hibernate, I feel ready for the day when I wake up. Much less likely to awake in the middle of the night, feel groggy, or hit the snooze button.

Highly recommended - I have taken it nearly daily for 3 months!

Thomas Peterson (Sacramento, US)
Great sleep!

I use Hibernate for sleeping with my busy work schedule. It helps me stay asleep at night and provides me with energy for my next days work.

Andreas D. (Sunnyvale, US)
Quality supplement and works as intended

Micro dosing melatonin is a sensible idea and the additional Magnesium, Vitamin D3 and Zinc complement the melatonin well for a relaxed, deep sleep.