A limited number of experiments have studied biological changes that are present the day after excessive drinking, according to a recent study. Significant changes were reported on endocrine parameters (increased concentrations of vasopressin, aldosterone, and renin) and metabolic acidosis (reduced blood pH values due to increased concentrations of lactate, ketone bodies, and free fatty acids). A study conducted by Dr Lauren Owen and colleagues found that apart from physiological – they affect cognitive functioning and mood as well which may lead to numerous undesirable life consequences. Hangover may produce effect such as
- Feeling of fatigue and general weakness.
- Nausea and vomiting.
- Stomach disorder.
- Feeling of anxiety.
- Ability to concentrate.
The main form of alcohol found in drinks is ethanol, which the body breaks down into chemical called acetate so it can be expelled from the body.
However, it can briefly form a toxic molecule called acetaldehyde during that process.
Hangover may go away on it's own. There is no magic pill to get over hangover but A team of international researchers from the Netherlands and Canada concluded, the only way to prevent a hangover is to drink less alcohol.
Some of the suggested remedies for hangover>>>
Drinking Water>>>Alcohol leaves you dehydrated and researchers have attributed some of the effects alcohol produce in the body to dehydration.Drinking water will make you stay re-hydrated. Other fluid may also help quench your thirst.
Ginger>>>The National Institutes of Health reveal early research that consuming a combination of ginger, tangerine pith, and brown sugar before drinking decreases nausea and vomiting.
Taking sugar content fluid. Studies show that fructose may speed alcohol metabolism, thus reducing the risk of a hangover.
B-Vitamins>>>B complex is beneficial as it aids the body metabolic process. Taking B-complex after the whole thing is likely to work out.
Exercises>>>>>>Engaging in light exercise can also work as it aids metabolism. Exercise stimulates the lymphatic system to excrete toxins and gets the blood flowing.
Sources: The Telegraph