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How To Stop Hangovers (With Science)


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New Years Eve is just around the corner, and just in case you celebrate a little too hard, we’re offering you some chemistry fueled tips on how to stave that hangover. You know, to better help you not drop the ball so you can get a head start on your resolutions. Happy New Years folks!

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Writer & Producer:
Kirk Zamieroski

Executive Producer:
Adam Dylewski

Scientific consultants:
Anne Andrews, Ph.D.
Darcy Gentleman, Ph.D.
Sophia Cai

Sources:

Alcohol Metabolism – http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/AA72/AA72.htm

General Hangovers – http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/arh22-1/54-60.pdf

Alcohol Affects Sleep – http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/arh25-2/101-109.htm?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Sailthru&nr_email_referer=1

Gastrointestinal Effects – http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/arh21-1/76.pdf

Cysteine breaks down acetaldehyde – http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21143248