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  • unclefulbert unclefulbert Dec 5, 2012 8:53 AM Flag

    Darn, I'd volunteer to be in this research subject

    Well, a new study in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs claims that these puffs may be making their hangover worse.

    "At the same number of drinks, people who smoke more that day are more likely to have a hangover and have more intense hangovers," study researcher Damaris J. Rohsenow, of Brown University, said in a press release.

    113 university students took a daily web survey for 8 weeks. They recorded how many drinks they had in a certain amount of time, how many cigarettes they smoked, and the severity of their hangover symptoms: nausea, weakness, headache, tiredness, and difficulty concentrating.

    Obviously, they found that more alcoholic drinks made hangovers worse, but surprisingly found that more smoking did too. When the students smoked more during a night of heavy drinking (equivalent to five or six cans of beer in about an hour) they had worse hangovers.


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