Here are some surprising facts about hangovers that we didn’t even know!
1) It takes between 3-5 drinks for the average woman to set herself up for a hangover.
2) Colourless drinks such as vodka and gin cause milder hangovers than darker drinks such as red wine and whisky.
3) 250ml of an alcoholic beverage causes the body to expel 200ml to 1lt of water. So for every glass of alcohol you intake, you need to consume 4 glass of water!
4) Increased physical activity while drinking actually makes for a worse hangover in the morning.
5) You can be hung-over for up to half a day.
6) Coca cola was originally invented as a cure for hangovers and headaches.
7) For an orgasmic hangover cure, try sex! Okay it doesn’t actually cure a hangover, but it releases oxytocin, a hormone that reduces sensitivity to pain and alleviates the mood.
8) As you get older, your hangovers will get worse. Lets hope they invent a quick cure before we get any older!