10 Hangover Remedies: What Works?
Water and sports drinks
Conventional wisdom holds that the dehydration caused by heavy drinking is what makes you feel so sick the next day. In fact, experts actually know very little about what causes a hangover. Potential culprits include disrupted biological rhythms or even alcohol withdrawal, and research suggests that congenerstoxic substances found in alcohol, especially dark liquors such as whiskeymay also play a role.
Nevertheless, replacing the fluid you've lost will likely help you feel a little less miserable. "Juice, water, Gatorade, all those thingsthey're going to make you feel better," says Dr. Cutler.
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