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“How To Possibly Reduce Hangover Symptoms”

Alcohol consumption will increase with the upcoming holiday season. But, no one should be pushing and condoning the consumption of alcohol. Any reduction in alcohol consumption will lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases and cancer. Still, the alcohol industry is a commanding lobbying and marketing powerhouse. However, study after study is pointing to alcohol as being a cause of a variety of cancers and the debunking of its reported heart and cardiovascular benefits. Men should drink no more than women and remember that any amount of alcohol increases the risk of developing a range of cancers. Epidemiologic evidence supports a causal association of alcohol consumption and cancers of the oropharynx, larynx, esophagus, liver, colon, rectum, and female breast. Also, there is “accumulating research” supporting a causal contribution of alcohol to other cancers, such as cancer of the pancreas, prostate, and skin (melanoma). But by far, the most common effect of alcohol consumption is the “hangover.” No two hangovers are alike, which helps explain why finding a cure for a hangover is so difficult. Hangover symptoms include symptoms of fatigue, thirst, drowsiness, headache, dry mouth, nausea, apathy, reduced alertness, sensitivity to noise and light, vomiting, and loss of appetite. Here are a few potential hangover remedies that have at least some scientific research to back them up.

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