Enjoy Drinking at Home with Friends

Many people nowadays might be working from home, but that doesn’t have to keep them from enjoying drinking at home on occasion. Right now seems like the best time to kick back and relax with some drinks made and enjoyed right at home. If you’re unable to go out or prefer not to deal with…

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Woman with hangover headache sitting on a couch

What do you call a really fun night followed by an excruciatingly bad morning?    With symptoms like a pounding headache, upset stomach, fatigue, aches and pains, and sensitivity to light, the dreaded hangover is no joke. While in your younger days you may have been able to throw back shots all night and wake…

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Two people tying shoes getting ready to go for a run

An Alcohol Flush Reaction (AFR), informally known as the “Asian Glow,” is a syndrome that affects about 50 percent of the Japanese, Korean, and Northeastern Chinese population. Symptoms occur during and after alcohol consumption and include a flushed face and neck, increased heart rate, headache, and nausea. The symptoms can occur even after just one…

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People Smiling sitting down after exercising

  There are a lot of “hangover cures” out there that don’t deliver. When you’re suffering from the classic hangover symptoms—nausea, dizziness, headache, sensitivity to noise and light—you just want to start feeling better as fast as you can! When it comes to hangover relief, it’s important to stick with evidence-based remedies. While there’s no…

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Man with hangover headache and glass of water

  When it comes to hangovers, there’s no such thing as magic—but there are a number of things you can do to help dramatically shorten the duration of the symptoms. Read on to learn more about the tried-and-true hangover cures that are backed by evidence.     1. Fluids, Fluids, Fluids This may seem obvious, but…

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person with hangover in bed

    The weekend is a time to spend having fun with family and friends alike. But sometimes that fun turns into a little too much, which leads to you waking up the next morning feeling like you got hit by a freight train. Your head is pounding, you have zero energy, and you’re dealing…

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Short-term vs Long-term Effects of Drinking

Alcohol has become an important part of Western culture and around the world. We drink at social events, to celebrate, or even just to wind down after a long and busy day. Drinking in excess can start to cause health problems over time, though, not just when you’re feeling the hangover headache and dizziness. The…

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The Science of Alcohol and The Body - Two alcoholic Drinks with lime slices

Going out with friends on a regular basis and having a few drinks is commonplace in today’s culture. It helps us relax and socialize with one another, and even let our guard down to make new friends while we’re out at the bars. We know that alcohol can make us feel great, and then like…

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What happens to your body during a hangover - People Cheers with Drinks and Food

When you think about it, “hangover” is actually a great word to describe the feeling you get after drinking alcohol. You’ve had a blast at your festival and saw Bassnectar for the tenth time; you and your bridesmaids took a party bus through Vegas until 4 a.m.; or, you got a bit carried away trying…

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