National Hangover Day
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When: January 1st

Where: United States

Traditional Celebration Ideas

On this holiday the real celebration has already occurred during the previous nights festivities and the fallout that happens on Jan 1 is called a good old fashion hangover.  Popular ways to celebrate a hangover include: water, aspirin, plenty of electrolytes and sleep.


The popular 2009 movie "The Hangover" had a successful Worldwide Box Office: $465,487,583.


Okay, so the official description of a hangover is the experience of feeling several unpleasant physiological and psychological effects after drinking too much alcohol.  Not only can a hangover last for several hours, they can usually wipe out your entire next day and put you in a recovery state that doesn't lend to much productivity. Usually a headache, drowsiness, dry mouth, dizziness, and vomiting round out the traditional symptoms.  Over the years many people claim to know all sorts of remedies but in truth there is no evidence to suggest that any are the perfect solution for preventing or treating a hangover.  The most obvious way to prevent a hangover is by avoiding alcohol or drinking in moderation. The after effects can also be dangerous if operating machinery or driving and automobile and is to be strongly avoided.  Bed rest, drinking plenty of fluids and telling yourself your never going to drink again is the usual and best course of action.

Interesting Facts

  1. Smoking just makes the negative effects of a hangover worse.
  2. It's estimated that hangovers cost the economy over $148 billion per year in lost productivity.
  3. It has been reported that the darker the liquor, the worse the hangover symptoms.
  4. Get some peanut butter, consuming protein rich foods is reported by many to help in the recovery.
  5. Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate.. drinking the popular drink pedialyte, is a great way to replenish electrolytes. 


  • January 1st
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