Happy hour, after over a year of pandemic, "is like a glass of water for people who've been walking across the desert," one psychiatrist told Insider.
Overindulging in alcohol can derail your fitness goals by making you less likely to work out the next day, particularly if you’ve got a nasty hangover. If you’re feeling nauseous or dizzy, it’s best to just sleep it off and hit the gym another time. Exercising with a hangover is […]
The most effective hangover remedies include eating carbohydrates, salty foods, eggs, or bananas. To help cure a hangover, you should also stay hydrated by drinking water and sports drinks to replace lost electrolytes. In addition, there is evidence that supplements like red ginseng, prickly pear, and Korean pear can help […]
Insider pulled together four tips to help you enjoy summertime day drinking without ending up with a pounding headache. Make sure to stay hydrated by drinking a glass of water after every drink. Avoid sugary cocktails, beers, and wine coolers. Make sure to get some time in the shade, because […]
Julia Walentin and Dina Oetterli spent their layover in Singapore drinking. Without enough food or rest, though, Walentin ended up with a terrible hangover. By asking a steward for medicine to help with her headache, Walentin sparked fears that she had contracted coronavirus while vacationing in Cambodia. After that, Walentin […]
A genetic engineering startup is launching a probiotic to combat the aftereffects of drinking alcohol. Called ZBiotics, it’s designed to be consumed before a night of drinking to help break down acetaldehyde, a by-product of metabolizing alcohol associating with many side effects of drinking. ZBiotics founder and microbiologist Zach Abbott […]
Common symptoms of a hangover like headaches, nausea, and anxiety are caused by chemical changes in your body and brain that accompany drinking. Alcohol suppresses a hormone called vasopressin, which normally prevents you from urinating too much. Without it, you pee more and become dehydrated(cue morning headache). Other chemicals called […]
A post on Kourtney Kardashian’s new lifestyle website Poosh suggests that organic wines could help prevent hangovers. The post suggests that this is because organic wines contain less sulfites, a type of preservative, than non-organic wines. But there is no research that supports the idea that organic wine prevents hangovers […]
“Beer before wine, you’ll be fine; wine before beer, you’ll feel queer” is a well-known saying. However a new study has found it to be a complete myth. The type of alcohol you consume or the order in which you drink alcoholic beverages have no effect on your hangover, it […]
How you feeling today? Need an ibuprofen? We asked Google to send us the rates that different metros searched for “hangover” on New Year’s Day from 2014 to 2018. Louisville, Kentucky isn’t feeling super good right about now. Good morning! New Year’s Eve is a time when many people consume […]
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New research shows hangovers can affect your brain’s performance long after alcohol has left your bloodstream. That builds off previous research which shows the negative effects of drinking vastly outweigh any health benefits. The study’s authors say more research needs to be done to fully understand how hangovers affect job […]
A new study has shown that moderate drinkers take fewer sick days than tee-totalers. Meanwhile, people who drank over the moderate amount were more likely to be absent because of “injury or poisoning.” It could be because people with existing health problems are more likely to avoid alcohol. Or it […]
“Civilization begins with distillation,” said William Faulkner, a writer and drinker. Although our thirst for alcohol dates back to the Stone Age, nobody has figured out a good way to deal with the ensuing hangover after getting drunk. As a chemical engineering professor and wine enthusiast, I felt I needed […]
As we enjoy the festive season, many strongly-held beliefs about avoiding hangovers are thrown around. One is that mixing different types of drinks is likely to make you feel unwell during your drinking session and contribute to a worse hangover. There are sayings like “beer before liquor, never been sicker. […]
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