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A 27-year-old male asked:

I drank 16 units of alcohol and regret it last night. had a hangover all day ugh. if i dont drink alcoholfor 2 weeks will my body fully heal?

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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
Yes and sooner: Typically, a hangover will end within 24 hours. Hangovers begin within several hours after you stop drinking, when blood alcohol concentration (BAC) falls. Symptoms of a hangover usually peak about the time BAC is zero and may continue for up to 24 hours thereafter.
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