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What are the symptoms of a hangover?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Symptoms of hangovers may be physical, behavioral, or both. People with a hangover may experience the following:

  • Achy feeling all over, including headache
  • Loss of concentration or memory problems
  • Stomach problems including vomiting and diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Changes in mood, including anxiety or depression
  • Shakiness or trembling

A person with a hangover generally feels miserable and may also be sensitive to light and sound.

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