Scientists have revealed that the best way to soothe your hangovers away is as simple as taking in some caffeine and a painkiller.
Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University in
Philadelphia, had induced headaches similar to hangovers in rats using small amounts of ethanol. Ethanol is what brings on these headache symptoms and the affects tend to vary with each individual.
The rats were then given doses of caffeine and painkillers. The caffeine in coffee and the anti-inflammatory ingredients of the painkillers were found to have reacted well against the chemical compounds of ethanol by blocking the acetate and relieving the headaches.
Getting into a tub of ice sounds excruciating, but since ice can reduce inflammation and lessen joint pain, that means it could benefit those with super sore muscles. Studies have also shown that prolonged exposure to cold can activate brown
fat, which will help burn the white fat in your body, helping to keep
you slim. Read more
Wheat bread used to be considered the best pick for healthier sandwiches. But with the arrival offortified breads, health experts agree that even the white variety can provide near-equal health benefits of wheat. Here's why. Read more
Yoga is supposed to be that two-in-one exercise that can calm your mind and give you the exercise your body needs. Yet it can be pretty stressful at the same time. For one, there's the accidental farting thing. Then there's that humanistic fear of not being able to stretch as well as your classmates. Read more