Sleep after heavy alcohol consumption and physical activity levels during alcohol hangover - Devenney LE, Coyle KB, Roth T, Verster JC.

Alcohol consumption can negatively affect sleep quality. The current study examined the impact of an evening of alcohol consumption on sleep, and next day activity levels and alcohol hangover. n = 25 healthy social drinkers participated in a natural...
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Authors: Tipple C, Benson SM, Scholey A Abstract Alcohol hangovers are a commonly experienced consequence of drinking and are frequently associated with worsened mood and cognitive functioning. The physiological changes that occur with an alcohol-induced hangover state are largely unknown. This review focuses on key physiological factors of an alcohol-induced hangover, more specifically, oxidative stress, lack of sleep, hormonal fluctuations, dehydration, headaches, fever and changes to the immune system. Increased understanding of the relationship between the physiological factors and symptoms of a hangover is nee...
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ConclusionUrine ethanol levels are significantly associated with the presence and severity of several hangover symptoms.
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