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How long will my hangover last?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

The length of a hangover can vary, with symptoms starting as your blood alcohol begins to fall. Generally, you won't feel symptoms for longer than 24 hours after your blood alcohol level reaches zero. Hangovers are often considered a sort of withdrawal period from alcohol, and so your symptoms will likely be relieved when your body has regained its normal, balanced status.

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