Before you dive headfirst into that New Year's hangover, let's explore exactly what's going on inside your body when you wake to a splitting headache, a troubled gut and the realization that you're wearing half a gorilla costume.
Join Julie and I as we speak softly and lead you through the biological effects of alcohol consumption, the anatomy of the resulting hangover and tips to prevent or cure your accursed condition.
Plus, why will this cycle of drinking and hangover continue? Why won't we learn this lesson about over indulgence? Your Stuff to Blow Your Mind hosts will discuss the psychology of hangover as well.
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