For many of us, hangovers are an unfortunate part of life. And, maybe you've been there yourself — the Gatorade and oversized, diva sunglasses in hand to prepare you for a sunny Sunday brunch. Indeed, from the pounding headache to the utter inability to handle even normal human conversation, the aftermath of a fun night out isn't the least bit fun.
But, what exactly is it about alcohol that takes such a toll on us? Well, the inquiring minds at Shape have created a handy minute-by-minute guide explaining the effects of booze on your brain. Not only is it fascinating, but it’s also enough to make you think seriously about having that third (fifth?) margarita next time. Click over to Shape for the full story. (Shape)