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Health Topics: Hangovers

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

At a Glance

For many people, a night of drinking can lead to a painful morning after and the dreaded effects of a hangover. What does science tell us about this phenomenon? What causes the typical symptoms of a hangover? And the question perhaps as old as hangovers themselves—are there any real remedies?

man holding his head as if suffering from a hangover

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