Do Hangover 'Cures' Actually Work?
Dr. Marc Siegel weighs in
- Duration 3:19
- Date Dec 10, 2011
Dr. Marc Siegel weighs in
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That was from the movie the hang -- -- about hang over of course have that feeling looks familiar we have some perhaps good news for you a hangover cure in a box.
Don't get too crazy about this on 12 they're actually two were to talk about the blowfish pill and the new -- talks patch but are these products too good to be true doctor Marc Siegel.
Yes in a word I wanna show -- the magic you're doing that this is the blow first -- what it does.
It below well -- potter magic here look Atlantic fish -- up by -- I don't know exactly looks like this without a jury basically is basically looks like it but it's not actually Alka-Seltzer -- -- -- it.
-- caffeine -- -- that's -- -- the age old hangover -- you have a cup of coffee -- an aspirin right but I have a problem with that.
What is -- hangover hangovers occur as the alcohol wears off you get impurities you get inflammatory chemicals and you get dehydrated.
So my first thing for hang over is always drink water that's the most important thing -- you get very dehydrated.
So sure the aspirin can work for a headache.
But in -- also can irritate your stomach and this a thousand milligrams of aspirin in this -- -- -- -- these blow it up.
-- -- a lot that's a lot that's a -- to these -- and they're hiding it behind behind the marketing blowfish -- or new -- And I'm concerned some people can have bleeding problems you don't want him to have -- caffeine.
Caffeine treats them the ways that comes with a hang but the problem is that caffeine makes you racing in -- I've already irritated by.
-- -- the last thing you need to be as racy I have got this by talks patched well -- -- is got vitamins and.
And there was one study that showed that actually taking a lot of vitamin B six F do you drink can actually help.
-- -- hangover symptoms but I have a problem with this one too because there's been really been no studies that giving a bunch of vitamins and a patch before you start to drink.
Is actually gonna work when you wake up the next morning and you stick that patch -- you think -- now I can drink anything I want.
But the reality is that it's not been proven scientifically to work -- -- have a -- the -- will carry the dogs solution.
Just going to wake up in the morning have bloody Marion if you -- but do you already -- to me about this before and you gave me my answer hair of the dog works the problem is -- could does the alcohol wears off the hangover comes in.
And again it's it would actually it's the -- the impurities to you can delay the inevitable as usually drinking you know don't want -- -- dock.
Perfect but you you're not encouraging people to do that now I'm getting is then -- would -- later in the day and they haven't even worse hangover and they -- the -- I talk about.
Drinking a glass of water one hand and the alcohol and the other.
If you drink more water and you -- When you're drinking you're gonna have his -- to hang over the there are here's a great here's a brick -- just on thanks so much.
That's a great -- And do not -- and do not have -- -- a doctor always a pleasure to see you doing a great decision RIT.