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Hangover

[hang-oh-ver]
noun
The physical and mental aftereffects of consuming too much alcohol. The headache, dry mouth and upset stomache that follow a night of drinking.

Hangover Folk Lore
"I has long been told that when you drink too much and pass out a hangover goblin finds you to hit you on the head and crap in your mouth."

A hangover is the experience of various unpleasant mental and physical effects following consumption of alcohol, which can last for more than 24 hours. Typical symptoms of a hangover may include headache, drowsiness, concentration problems, dry mouth, dizziness, fatigue, gastrointestinal distress, absence of hunger, sweating, nausea, hyper-excitability and anxiety.

How long does a hangover last?
The more alcohol you drink without food and water, the greater the chance you are to have a hangover the next day. But there's no general rule about how much you can drink and skip out on a hangover. Except for extreme cases most hangovers go away on their own but the effects from heavy drining can last for several days.

Eliminate Hangovers

[əˈliməˌnāt hang-oh-ver-s]
To remove or get rid of the chance of a hangover after consuming too much alcohol.

The top ways people chose to recover form a hangover include:

  • Taking medication like an over the counter pain reliever
  • Re-hydration, drinking water or sports drinks.
  • Eating comfort foods.
  • Napping and taking it easy.


But...

How do you eliminate hangovers before you start dinking?
What is the best way to recover from a hangover?
Does beer, wine, or liquor give you the worst havgovers?
Do hangovers get worse with age?


This site has been created to explore the ways to eliminate hangovers for those who wish to have a good time and still feel good the next day.

lady with a hangoverHangovers Did You Know?

Smoking makes hangovers worse. While cigarettes are bad for your health they also make the effects of a hangover much worse. People who smoke tend to consume more alcohol on a night out than nonsmokers and the chemicals in cigarettes can heighten the overall pharmacological effects of alcohol causing a more severe hangover.

Hangovers harm the economy. Hung over workers have a high risk for injury and work place accidents. The hangover also causes a decrease in productivity in the workd place. We all have had that staring at the keyboard feeling after a night out. http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=713513

Darker colored alcohol can lead to more severe hangovers. Drinks, such as bourbon, red wine and rum can often be the culprit of a brutal hangover, thanks to high concentrations of compounds called congeners.

Hangovers themselves are symptoms of withdrawal. The shaking, sweating, and sensitivity to lite are caused by your brain being put in a super sensitive state by over consumption of alcohol.

The bubbles in your drink lead to a harsher hangover. Bubbly alcohol is more likely to quickly reach the small intestine where it is swiftly taken up into the bloodstream. This higher blood alcohol content is more likely to lead to intense hangover symptoms in the morning.

Ethanol dries out your brain. that punding headache associated with a hangover is caused by your brain being dehyrated. The loss of hydration in your brain makes your brain actually shrink resulting in a severe headache.

Alcohol causes inflamation. Alcohol releases inflammatory molecules from the liver, known as cytokines. This is why you feel achy and feverish after a night of drinking.