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Alcohol Hangover

Hangover from Alcohol


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  • Aspirin and anti-inflammatory medicines should also be avoided if nausea or stomach pain is present, as these can aggravate acute gastritis caused by alcohol, but antacids can be useful. 72 Go to the body effects section for more information on the short[alcohol.org.nz]
  • Acetaminophen (paracetamol) is a popular remedy for headaches, and is present in many over-the-counter painkillers.[chemistryviews.org]
  • Read more: Here's why champagne and prosecco make you feel drunker than normal wine According to the researcher, we know of various different Gaba receptor subtypes present in nerve cells in different parts of the brain, including glutamate, serotonin[insider.com]
  • The alcohol (present in the alcohol-water mixture) turns into vapor, which is then collected and ultimately condensed to turn back into liquid again. Thus, you have pure alcohol at the end of the distilling process.[scienceabc.com]
  • The order of presentation of the test materials remained constant across the participants.[frontiersin.org]
Sleep Apnea
  • ., sleep apnea). Alcohol interferes with other biological rhythms as well, and these effects persist into the hangover period.[thoughtco.com]
  • Alcohol relaxes the throat muscles resulting in increased snoring and possibly periodic cessation of breathing (i.e. sleep apnea). The higher the intake of alcohol, the shorter the corresponding sleep latency.[pulsus.com]
Heart Failure
  • The toxic effects on your heart are progressive—if you don’t do something, it can lead to heart failure.[alcohol.org]
Jaundice
  • You may end up with conditions including jaundice, type 2 diabetes, and even your risk of liver cancer rises markedly. Now let’s see what excess alcohol does to your pancreas.[alcohol.org]
Muscle Weakness
  • Alcoholic neuropathy a form of nerve damage can produce a painful pins and needles feeling or numbness in the extremities as well as muscle weakness, in continence, constipation, erectile dysfunction can occur.[pulsus.com]
Withdrawn
  • When alcohol is withdrawn, the central nervous system can go into an unbalanced hyperactivity state or an "overdrive" state. This can cause the tremors and rapid heartbeat associated with hangovers.[verywellmind.com]
Behavior Disorder
  • For bar graphs of age group and gender, each sub-group’s percentage was calculated as their fraction of the total deaths from alcohol-related physical illnesses, mental/behavioral disorders, or alcohol poisoning from 1999 to 2013.[alcohol.org]
Hand Tremor
  • Objective analysis of hand tremor, blood pressure, and cardiac rate and rhythm showed no significant differences.[annals.org]
Learning Difficulties
  • FASD symptoms include baby’s physical abnormalities, learning difficulties and emotional problems, can often last lifetime. It includes reduction in brain function and overall growth. For women the risk of breast cancer rises with alcohol use.[pulsus.com]

Treatment

  • Up to now, no effective hangover treatment is available 7. However, the majority of drinkers however would welcome the availability of an effective hangover treatment 8.[openaccesspub.org]
  • Hangover Assessment and Treatment The absence of a standard instrument for hangover assessment makes comparison of treatments difficult (15).[annals.org]
  • Few treatments have undergone rigorous investigation, however. Conservative management offers the best course of treatment. Time is the most important component, because hangover symptoms will usually abate over 8 to 24 hours.[thoughtco.com]
  • Try a rehydration treatment sachet – they replace lost minerals and salt.[drinkaware.co.uk]

Epidemiology

  • Symptoms of Alcohol Hangover Economic and Epidemiologic Significance Although hangover might be considered trivial—just deserts for the overindulgent—it has substantial economic consequences.[annals.org]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Pathophysiology

  • An imbalance of immune system in particular of cytokine metabolism has been identified as playing a role in pathophysiology of the hangover state.[pulsus.com]
  • Abstract Purpose: To review the cause, pathophysiologic characteristics, cost, and treatment of alcohol-induced hangover.[annals.org]

Prevention

  • While there are some suggested treatments to curb the effects of a hangover, the best way to prevent a hangover from occurring is not to consume alcohol.[thoughtco.com]
  • In order to prevent a hangover, intoxication must be avoided.[healthengine.com.au]
  • The water myth may come from the fact drinking water prevents dehydration, a byproduct of drinking, but it wont prevent things like nausea. Dr Verster added: ‘Dehydration is an effect of alcohol, but not the cause of the hangover.[metro.co.uk]
  • According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, health risks of drinking alcohol include things like high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, liver disease, cancer, dementia, depression and anxiety, to name just a few.[clickorlando.com]
  • How to prevent another hangover? To avoid recurrence of hangovers, keep track of what you're drinking and stay within the low risk drinking guidelines by not regularly drink more than 14 units of alcohol per week.[drinkaware.co.uk]

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