Wednesday, 9 October 2013

What's the best cure for a hangover?

It has long been a strong coffee or even a Bloody Mary that a worn-out reveler has turned to the morning after the night before.

Now, however, experts say that Sprite may be best thing to lay your hands on.

Chinese scientists examined 57 beverages - ranging from herbal teas to fizzy pop - before concluding that the lemon and lime drink performed the best.

They first decided to look at what causes a hangover and discovered that rather than the alcohol itself, it could be the process of the body breaking down the alcohol that causes symptoms such as nausea and headache.

Study finds the lemon and lime drink is the best at helping the body process alcohol

Hangover headaches are the result of alcohol damaging the brain, causing it to swell temporarily and crash against the skull.

But as we age our brains shrink, so there is more room for it to swell before it hits the bone.

Rag - It's not the only bloody thing shrinking with age.......

Read the full article at the Mail Online.

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