Had one hell of a time last night, where you got too carried away with your drinking? The next thing you know, is that you wake up with a bad hangover.
Your head starts pounding, your body aches all over, your mouth goes dry with thirst, you feel sick and dizzy and you have no idea what's going on! These are the physical symptoms of a hangover as a result of heavy alcohol consumption.
Apart from these, you may also experience anxiety, embarrassment, regret and depression. This infographic presents a description of a hangover, how it is caused and the ways to deal with it.
Hangover severity depends on the amount of alcohol consumed. It gets worse if you had less sleep at night. The safe amount of alcohol to be consumed in order to avoid the hangover cannot be exactly determined.
It depends on the person, the circumstances of the day, physical condition before drinking, hours of sleep afterwards, etc.