The Chemistry of Hangovers

In time for St. Patrick’s Day, an American Chemical Society video details why the morning after feels so bad.

Mar 16, 2010

When your head is pounding and you can’t stomach even a dry piece of toast, who among us has not asked why? Not, “Why did I drink so much?” but “Why is this happening to me?”

A video from the American Chemical Society has the explanation: 

Chemistry of Alcohol & Hangovers: Part Two from ACS Pressroom on Vimeo.