Olive oil trick to prevent hangovers: Experts weigh in on slick trend

Olive oil trick to prevent hangovers: Experts weigh in on slick trend

Oil be there for you? TikTokers are claiming that taking a shot of olive oil before a night of drinking can prevent a hangover, but some health specialists are less than im-pressed with the smooth move. The slick suggestion has been around for decades — it gained steam in April when music producer Benny Blanco, … Read more

What’s worse than a hangover? ‘Hangxiety’ — here’s what it is and why it happens

What’s worse than a hangover? ‘Hangxiety’ — here’s what it is and why it happens

So, you had a few too many and now you’re left with a pounding headache and unrelenting anxiety. What gives? Often referred to as “hangxiety” — the one-two punch of anxiety coupled with the physical consequences of drinking alcohol — that pit-in-your-stomach unease the morning after drinking isn’t all in your head. While it can … Read more

Long COVID could be the reason for your bad hangovers: research

Long COVID could be the reason for your bad hangovers: research

Long COVID could be the reason for your bad hangovers, research suggests. The study, published in the journal Cureus, looked at patients who had been dealing with lingering symptoms from a COVID infection — and all of them self-reported more severe hangovers. Four patients were recruited from the Post-Acute Covid Syndrome clinic (PACS) at Stanford … Read more

Beer before liquor or liquor before beer? Scientists finally clear up the myth

Beer before liquor or liquor before beer? Scientists finally clear up the myth

It’s an old wino’s tale. We’ve got bad news for those who believe that drinking “liquor before beer” mitigates hangovers. German scientists have debunked this popular college student hypothesis, proving that the hooch headache hits the same no matter which order one imbibes their beverages. “Our findings dispel the traditional myths,” researchers wrote in the … Read more

Super Bowl hangover? Tips for managing Monday’s recovery after the big game

Super Bowl hangover? Tips for managing Monday’s recovery after the big game

Chances are good your boss or manager knows you’re not really sick the Monday after the big championship game. For many Americans, Super Bowl Sunday is a big night for parties — and sometimes drinking a little too much.  Data provided by Nielsen indicates that Americans have spent some $1.2 billion on beer in the two weeks … Read more

I got blind drunk and made the hangover cure breakfast recipe — here’s how it went

I got blind drunk and made the hangover cure breakfast recipe — here’s how it went

This so-called hangover cure breakfast was an ome-letdown. When a nutritionist promised an easy morning-after miracle cure for over-imbibers — I knew it was wishful drinking. Ahead of the New Year — and in the journalistic pursuit of truth — I got blind drunk and hit the kitchen to test Cara Shaw’s claim that alcohol-induced … Read more

I found a cheap hangover cure in my fridge: ‘It’s a lifesaver’

I found a cheap hangover cure in my fridge: ‘It’s a lifesaver’

Long and green does the trick. Chloe Ellen, also known as @chloeellenmua on TikTok, claims that eating a cucumber prevents hangovers. “Eat half a cucumber before you start drinking and another half before bed and thank me later,” Ellen says in a March clip with over 1.9 million views. In the 11-second TikTok, the beauty brand owner eats half of a … Read more

The exact breakfast recipe and ideal beverage to cure a hangover revealed

The exact breakfast recipe and ideal beverage to cure a hangover revealed

If you over-indulged in the spiked egg nog or one too many hot toddies, you may be feeling it. But instead of chowing down on a decadent stack of flapjacks or a greasy diner spread, an expert has revealed the best breakfast to cure the head-pounding, stomach-curdling hangover plaguing your morning. Cara Shaw, a registered … Read more

Hangover remedies that do and don’t work — for a swift recovery from holiday excess

Hangover remedies that do and don’t work — for a swift recovery from holiday excess

From spiked eggnog to warm mulled wine, holiday excess can leave you in a hungover haze for days. It’s not just the holiday season, of course: Americans are now drinking at record high levels, with childless women over 35 leading the bar crawl. That means more people are likely to spend their days struggling to … Read more

I’m a skincare expert — here are my 5 tips to getting rid of ‘wine face’

I’m a skincare expert — here are my 5 tips to getting rid of ‘wine face’

Face it: Sometimes a night of cocktails is still apparent on your face even after you’ve removed your smudged mascara and brushed out last night’s hairdo. You can counteract the physical effects of overindulging with a simple skincare routine — which is likely already familiar to the women over 35 who are fueling America’s binge … Read more

A big meal with alcohol can make your hangover worse, experts say

A big meal with alcohol can make your hangover worse, experts say

If you think your extra helping of holiday dinner will offset your headache from the bottle of wine you downed by yourself — think again. Experts explained that even though eating a lot of food while you chug cocktails may make you feel less drunk because it slows alcohol’s release into your bloodstream, it also … Read more

Red wine headaches: Experts may finally know what causes the dreaded throbbing

Red wine headaches: Experts may finally know what causes the dreaded throbbing

What makes a sumptuous holiday dinner complete? For many people, it’s the splitting red wine headache that follows. Medical researchers and wine lovers alike have tried for thousands of years to determine what causes some people to get a throbbing headache after drinking even a small amount of maroon-colored vino. Theories abound: Some people blame … Read more

Could this drink end hangovers forever? Remedy can prevent, sober people up in an hour, creators say

Could this drink end hangovers forever? Remedy can prevent, sober people up in an hour, creators say

It’s the most wonderful wine of the year. A new drink that claims to sober you up in less than an hour and prevent hangovers is expected to launch in time for the holidays — so you don’t have to worry too much about ending up on the naughty list. Safety Shot is the “first … Read more

Here’s what happens to your body when you quit alcohol for 30 days

Here’s what happens to your body when you quit alcohol for 30 days

Abstaining from alcohol consumption, even just for 30 days, can provide lots of physical and mental health benefits.  October is a popular month to put drinking to a halt with “Sober October,” a challenge originally started in the United Kingdom as a fundraiser for fighting cancer.  Moderate drinking is considered two drinks a day or … Read more

Hangover cure: Can electrolytes really relieve symptoms the morning after drinking alcohol?

Hangover cure: Can electrolytes really relieve symptoms the morning after drinking alcohol?

For many people, enjoying a few alcoholic beverages can come at a cost — including nausea, headaches and more symptoms of morning-after hangovers. On TikTok and other social media platforms, claims are making the rounds that actions such as chugging down a sports drink, using an electrolyte powdered mix or scheduling an appointment to receive an IV with … Read more

The two surprise grocery items that cure a raging hangover: dietician

The two surprise grocery items that cure a raging hangover: dietician

Wicked hangover ruining your Saturday morning? Forget carb-loading, chugging Pedialyte or attempting to choke down hair of the dog — the ultimate cure could be hiding in the grocery aisle. Kombucha and kimchi are key to getting rid of the pounding headaches and the stomach-churning the morning after hitting the town, one expert insists. The fermented … Read more

I get paid to eat food in the shower — with millions of people watching

I get paid to eat food in the shower — with millions of people watching

Beat the meat sweats by taking your steak into the shower. A man who calls himself Gazpacho Machine — or Gaz, for short — on Twitter has revealed how he gets paid to eat food inside his shower. “There’s something very funny and absurd about a man reviewing food in the shower while his life … Read more

How to kick your Super Bowl Sunday hangover on Monday

How to kick your Super Bowl Sunday hangover on Monday

Chances are good your boss or manager knows you’re not really sick the Monday after the big championship game. For many Americans, Super Bowl Sunday is a big night for parties — and sometimes drinking a little too much.  Data provided by Nielsen indicates that Americans have spent some $1.2 billion on beer in the two weeks … Read more

Expert explains why pharmacist’s viral ‘hangover cure’ really works

Expert explains why pharmacist’s viral ‘hangover cure’ really works

The party season is in full swing, but nothing kills that festive cheer quicker than a prolonged and painful hangover. However, a US pharmacist has shared the hangover “cure” she swears is “100 per cent effective” – and those who have put it to the test agree. Ari, a licenced doctor in LA, revealed she … Read more