If you wake up drunk, you should only take a cold shower if your med student roommate needs to observe the effects of hypothermia for a big test.
5 Emergency Cures Everyone Knows (That Actually Hurt You)


#3. A Cold Shower Does Nothing to Speed Sobriety
[M]ost of us know the joys of waking up drunk after a night of partying. It’s usually a week after we swore to never do that again. So what happens if you have things to do and people to meet, but you still need to hold onto the walls to stop the room from spinning? Conventional wisdom says that you jump into a cold shower to scare your body sober.
But Actually …
It turns out your shower water does not possess any magical healing properties. It does, however, have the ability to give you hypothermia when you’re drunk.
What Can You Do Instead?
Although there are a million different folk cures for drunkenness, from coffee to Berocca to a round of slaps to the face, the truth is that the only true way to sober up is to wait it out while your punished, weeping liver churns through the alcohol.


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If you wake up drunk, you should only take a cold shower if your med student roommate needs to observe the effects of hypothermia for a big test.

5 Emergency Cures Everyone Knows (That Actually Hurt You)

#3. A Cold Shower Does Nothing to Speed Sobriety

[M]ost of us know the joys of waking up drunk after a night of partying. It’s usually a week after we swore to never do that again. So what happens if you have things to do and people to meet, but you still need to hold onto the walls to stop the room from spinning? Conventional wisdom says that you jump into a cold shower to scare your body sober.

But Actually …

It turns out your shower water does not possess any magical healing properties. It does, however, have the ability to give you hypothermia when you’re drunk.

What Can You Do Instead?

Although there are a million different folk cures for drunkenness, from coffee to Berocca to a round of slaps to the face, the truth is that the only true way to sober up is to wait it out while your punished, weeping liver churns through the alcohol.

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