Too Much Alcohol? How to Detox from a Hangover

Get the scoop on what to do before a night of partying to avoid a hangover and the at-home remedies to detox from alcohol the next day if you overdo it (11 Photos)

Madelyn Fernstrom with additional reporting by Michele Laufik on Sep 18, 2013 at 12:59PM

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Too Much Alcohol? How to Detox from a Hangover

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Hangover Helper: Stick With Light Colored Spirits

To head off hellish hangover symptoms, look to the light liquors on bar night. Compared to vodka and gin, darker spirits like whiskey and rum contain greater amounts of congeners, compounds produced during fermentation that enhance taste and aroma. But they can also interfere with the body’s cell function, severely punishing your head and stomach the next day.

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