Hangovers can be as much part of the Festive Season as crackers and the seaside. So if you found yourself nursing a hangover on Boxing Day, you might be interested to know what’s actually going on inside your body and why you feel so bad.
Plenty of us have been there: waking up after a night out with a thumping headache, feeling sick and swearing never to touch alcohol again. If only there were a way to prevent these terrible hangovers.
Of course, if you're an uninitiated teenager, any amount of alcohol can go straight to your head. But, decades later, if bubbly wine still seems to hit faster than, say, beer, it turns out there's a reason.