How do hangovers affect a person's life?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Hangovers may seem to be a mere annoyance, but they can have profound effects on a person's life. In addition to making you feel lousy, hangovers can affect your performance at work, reduce your general productivity, and lead to absenteeism. Since hangovers can make you clumsier (even after the alcohol is no longer detectable in your blood), there is a heightened likelihood that you will injure yourself at home or at work.

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