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Hangover Cures Aren’t Supported by Scientific Evidence, Scientists Say

If a hangover is an experience you’re familiar with, then you might have your own go-to hangover cure to try and get yourself back from that painful, zombie-fied state.

However, we have bad news: new research suggests that most of these cures don’t have any solid science behind them.

Through a review of 21 placebo-controlled trials that had previously been carried out on a total of 386 participants, the researchers found the scientific evidence for the effectiveness of any so-called hangover cure was dubious at best.

In particular, the way that these experiments are run and assessed needs to be improved – with a standardized scale used to weigh up hangover symptoms, for example, rather than relying on self-reporting.

“Our study has found that evidence on these hangover remedies is of very low quality and there is a need to provide more rigorous assessment,” 

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