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Hangover

Hangover refers to the unpleasant symptoms that develop 4 to 6 hours after a person drinks too much alcohol.

Symptoms may include:

A hangover is an indication of drinking too much alcohol. If a person has frequent hangovers, it could be a sign of an alcohol use problem.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerPeter Monti, PhD - Alcohol and Addiction
Last RevisedJanuary 18, 2012

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Last Updated: January 18, 2012
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