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5 Things You Never Knew About Acetaldehyde

What the heck is acetaldehyde? I promise you, this won't be a boring chemistry lesson - a class I barely passed in high school.. Acetaldehyde is an organic chemical compound that is created within our bodies, most often associated with hangover symptoms after a night of drinking. Brain fog, nausea, irritated guts, fever, etc. are all symptoms of acetaldehyde excess in our bodies. This excess negatively effects the body's metabolic, endocrine, neurological and immune systems.