By Andrea Yu Special to the Star Fri., Dec. 28, 2018 Like most of us after a night of hard drinking, Vancouver-based Nishal Kumar suffered bad hangovers. And he found the severity of his symptoms worsened as he got older. Often, after consuming three or four alcoholic drinks the evening before, he’d wake up feeling nauseous and would vomit. Kumar tried a number of suggestions to alleviate the problem — he drank plenty of water before bed in an effort to stave off dehydration and consumed vitamin and mineral supplements to replace any loss from excess drinking. “But nothing quite solved the problem,” he said. While Kumar understood that the recommended weekly alcohol consumption in Canada is no more than 14 drinks for men (up to three a day) and nine for women (up to 2 a day), he was at times easily swayed to surpass these guidelines. So he went in search of a cure. Article Continued Below Kumar, who studied chemistry, biology and … [Read more...] about Are hangover pills a holiday miracle or hogwash?