The Daily Mail tells us this week that the Sleep Council has said that 25% of us regularly use alcohol to get to sleep. They suggest that many women drink more than their recommended 14 units week, at one sitting - because sleep eludes them.
Professor Jim Horne, a leading sleep neuroscientist, warns against relying on drinking to do this - " It might knock you out, but alcohol tends to be metabolised quickly - so after four hours your blood levels will have plummeted, and this tends to cause you to wake up during the night in a state of agitation."
But, if this is happening on a regular basis - how long before alcohol dependency?
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