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The Hangover you get from wine may be very different from one achieved by drinking other
alcohols... but why is that?
Anyone who enjoys wine knows what a hangover is — if you drink more wine than your body is able to handle, you get headaches,
nausea, sweating, and thirst. According to researchers with the British Medical Journal, this is not solely because of the
alcohol (Ethanol) that is found in wine, beer, and other spirits. In fact, they say that often the symptoms are most severe
once the ethanol has left the body.
The scientists blame cogeners for causing most of these problems. Methanol is a cogener commonly found in wines, and is the
most likely culprit. Ethanol blocks the way Methanol works, so in fact the alcohol in your wine is helping to keep you from
being hung over ... at least until it leaves your system.
Sake breweries have been saying this for years. Because the process of milling the rice strips off the outer layers of the
rice, where all of the fatty impurities are, you're much less likely to get a hangover from sake. The more the rice is
milled, the less chance of hangovers.
There are also many who will claim that better quality wine is less likely to give you a hangover, for the same reason.
The higher quality wines are much less likely to have impurities in their final product, and therefore it bothers you
Not all of the effects of wine are from these cogeners. There are people who are allergic to sulfites who react to
even a glass of a high-sulfite wine. There are also people sensitive to tannins who get headaches from small amounts
of red wine. For most wine drinkers, however, it is the cogeners which cause the morning-after problems.
The alcohol is a natural diuretic, causing water to leave your system. This is why when you drink any amount, drinking
water with it and taking an aspirin can help tremendously.
Still, the best prevention is simply not to drink too much. Too much of anything is not good for the body, and with
wine this is definitely true.
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