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.
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