Hangover

    [ Hangover ]

    The unpleasant effects that follow the consumption of alcoholic beverages.

    Typical hangover symptoms include headache, dizziness, fatigue and dryness of mouth.

    While the specific causes of a hangover are not fully understood, alcohol is known to interfere with several metabolic processes. Contributors to a hangover include acetaldehyde, congeners, dehydration, hypoglycaemia and immune system (cytokine) imbalance.