8 Reasons You Feel Sleepy After Eating (And How To Prevent It)

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Feeling drowsy after you eat is a common experience, especially after lunch. It can make it difficult to stay awake and stay focused when you have a long day left ahead of you and need to concentrate.

So why does this happen? And how can you work around or reduce this sudden onslaught of tiredness?

8 Reasons You Feel Sleepy After Eating

Here are 8 reasons you feel sleepy after eating and how to prevent it in 7 ways.

1.    Your Sleep Habits

Feeling sleepy can sometimes be traced back to a very simple root: not sleeping well enough in a no-brainer sort of way. If you normally feel a little drowsy throughout the day and find it exacerbated after meals, the first thing you may want to do is take a look at your sleep habits. Your problems may be caused by:

  • Not getting enough sleep the day before
  • Having poor quality sleep (sleep without sufficient restorative deep sleep)
  • Maintaining an uneven…

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