8 Facts About Hangovers


It may be an allergic reaction, not a hangover

Smoking can make hangovers worse

Dark liquors can make symptoms worse

Genetics play a role

Eating protein can help

Carbonated beverages are a bad mixer

Hangovers dehydrate the brain

Women are more susceptible

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