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Headache and feeling of malaise resulting from excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages. The severity differs with different beverages, and is due to both the toxic effects of alcohol and the presence of higher alcohols and esters (collectively known as congeners or fusel oil), the substances that give different beverages their distinctive flavours.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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