Almost any kind of mixer is putting sugar or carbonation into your system, which can lead to bloating. And bloating, in turn (stick with us here), causes your stomach to empty faster—which means you’re absorbing alcohol sooner and feeling the effects faster, says Dr. Schaefer. This causes a higher alcohol level and also amps up dehydration, which means—you got it—a bad hangover the next day. So instead of mixing with soda, try having your drink with water or on the rocks.
- Signs You Look SickYour body might be telling you it's time to see a doctor.
- 10 Reasons We Love J-LawCheck out why we love the 'Hunger Games' hottie.
- 8 Ways to Stay Healthy This WinterWhat does it really take to build your defenses against the common cold?
- The 5 Toughest Yoga Positions for GuysTackle them to achieve the ultimate in strength and balance.