As we all know, alcohol is great for socializing, but isn’t always great for our health or anxiety!
When consumed in larger amounts, alcohol can cause hangovers including exhaustion, dehydration and even anxiety.
You may grab for the medicine cabinet to remedy symptoms like your heartache, but anxiety can be trickier to handle.
To help remedy these symptoms naturally, two ingredients have been researched to help you prevent hangover anxiety and get back to your normal self in no time.
If you've ever had hangover anxiety, it can be the worst! And other related symptoms you may have include fatigue, feeling slow or less alert, a racing heartbeat, feelings of guilt or shame, restlessness, and difficulty sleeping.
In a Dutch study, just over 22% of participants reported symptoms of a hangover anxiety.² It's so common that it was coined into the term, "hangxiety."
Although it's not known exactly that causes a hangover anxiety, research on hangovers shows most symptoms come from dehydration, sleep deprivation, loss of vitamins and nutrients, free radical damage on the body, and Acetaldehyde buildup which is a toxin produced by alcohol in the body.
Hangxiety or hangover anxiety, can last for many hours even after blood alcohol levels are normalized, which means up to the whole next day after consuming alcohol.
In an Argentinian study, it showed anxiety symptoms lasted anywhere from 4 to 14 hours after blood alcohol levels returned close to zero.⁶
If you are looking to get rid of your hangover anxiety, there are two ingredients shown to remedy the condition.
Those ingredients are Glutamine and DHM (dihydromyricetin), and below we show you with the given research how they can help.
So, next time you find yourself in that situation we’ve all been in before, dealing with the anxiety and symptoms of a hangover, consider taking this different approach. Using these two natural ingredients is safer, natural, and an effective means that seems to work well when dealing with hangover anxiety.
1. Why some people experience anxiety during a hangover
2. The impact of alcohol hangover symptoms on cognitive and physical functioning, and mood
3. Biology of a Hangover: Glutamine Rebound
4. The horrible science of hangovers (and how to stop them)
5. Social Isolation Induces Neuroinflammation And Microglia Overactivation, While Dihydromyricetin Prevents And Improves Them
6. Alterations in affective behavior during the time course of alcohol hangover