What Is a hangover?

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Ugh!

Yippee! Let’s poison ourselves with beverages that will make us violently ill! It was your battle cry last night, and today you’re paying the price. But what is that hangover you’re experiencing, exactly?

A hangover is your body’s reaction to drinking too much alcohol.
Everyone has a different tolerance (it’s usually lower for women than men), but anyone who drinks enough is sure to experience a cornucopia of symptoms which might include headache, diarrhea, nausea, fatigue, anxiety, trembling and a general sense of misery. It gets worse the more you drink, when you drink on an empty stomach, when you haven’t slept, or if you imbibe while shakin’ that thang on the dance floor (or rock climbing, or jazzercizing)…

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Is There Really A Cure For A Hangover?

Is There Really A Cure For A Hangover? 

The French call it “la gueule de bois,” or wooden mouth. For Germans, it’s “Kater,” or a tomcat. Japanese know it as “futsukayoi,” or “two-days drunk.” But whatever the language and wherever it takes place, a hangover is the same: headache, nausea, shaking, blurred vision, biliousness, dry mouth… the list of evils is long.

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“Grandma’s Penicillin” May Help Lower High Blood Pressure

“Grandma’s Penicillin” May Help Lower High Blood Pressure 

 Chicken Soup – “Grandma’s Penicillin”

Chicken soup, that popular home remedy for the common cold sometimes known as “Grandma’s Penicillin,” may have a new role alongside medication and other medical measures in fighting high blood pressure, scientists in Japan are reporting. Their research is scheduled for the October 22 issue of ACS’ biweekly Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.

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