Having recently graduated college, I can recall on more than one occasion waking up in the morning with a pounding headache, insatiable thirst, and intensely nauseous, regretting that one-cocktail-too-many (I’m sure most of you reading this can sympathize). Most people can recognize when you’ve had a rough night, and all of a sudden everyone becomes the expert on curing hangovers:

“Have plenty of water, it washes away the alcohol” (Somewhat true, at the very least it does prevent dehydration.)

“Take a few Tylenol, and you’ll be as good as new” (Bad idea. Your liver has already been through enough.)

“Eat a lot of carbohydrates, they soak up all of the alcohol” (So you’re saying that bagel is now an alcohol sponge?)


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