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8 Nauseating Hangover Myths


You’ve done it again, enjoyed an evening of revelry with a few too many adult beverages. The result is always the same—a nasty hangover that leaves you nauseated, drained of energy, dehydrated, and with a killer headache the next day. When will you learn?

I’m not pointing fingers. We all suffer the consequences of a hangover every now and again. However, if you’re attempting to prevent a hangover using these eight mythical and ineffective tricks, you’re only fooling yourself…

1. A Few Drinks Won’t Cause a Hangover

Don’t fool yourself; a martini packs a pretty heavy punch when it comes to inebriation. I drink 2 cosmopolitans and I’m drunk enough to be hung-over the next morning. That’s why I’ve learned a valuable lesson—order a big glass of soda water in between each drink to keep hydrated and dilute the alcohol in my bloodstream.

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