Do anti-hangover drinks and powders really work? Two docs weigh in.
By: K. Aleisha Fetters
If your famous last words-"just one more"-routinely turns into three or four, you might have already sought the help of one of the many so-called hangover cures currently on the market. These powders, pills, and miracle beverages promise a night's worth of poor choices without any (okay, some) of the morning-after regrets.
But do they really work? We ran some of the most popular formulas out there by alcohol metabolism expert James M. Schaefer, Ph.D., and nutritionist Jaime Mass, M.S., R.D., L.D./N., founder of Jaime Mass Nutritionals LLC.
The Claim: Throw it back up to an hour before or while drinking to help neutralize and process the toxins that contribute to hangovers.
The Review: Given its ingredients, this one has a pretty good shot of delivering on its promises. Thiamine, for instance, is a B vitamin that can run low following a night ofRead More »from Just in Time for St. Patrick's Day: The Truth Behind 9 Popular Hangover Cures