The Real Reason Thanksgiving Dinner Makes You Sleepy

The Real Reason Thanksgiving Dinner Makes You Sleepy
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By Shelby Freedman Harris, Psy.D.

Thanksgiving is coming up and with that comes overindulging for many, followed by the traditional post-turkey "coma" that many experience after the lengthy, filling dinner. Along with loosening our belt buckles with each passing hour comes much talk about how the turkey dinner made us sleepy.

Before you point fingers at the turkey on your plate, find out what's really behind that post-Thanksgiving food coma.

Check out the slideshow above to discover the real reason Thanksgiving dinner makes you sleepy.

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