Good Housekeeping – August 2016

It’s apparently pretty common…

Have you ever woken up after a night drinkingwine or G&T’s and your entire body is aching?

Aside from a pounding headache, a hangover the next day can also include sore muscles and aching joints… and apparently, that’s pretty common.

‘After a night of excessive alcohol consumption, gut bacteria can make their way out of the stomach and release endotoxins and enter the bloodstream,’ Dr Preema Vig told us. ‘When this occurs your body starts to take essential nutrients that it requires from your muscles which can contribute to the feeling of sore muscles and aches.’