Myth: Cold Showers and Hot Coffee Sober You Up

Myth: Cold Showers and Hot Coffee Sober You Up

While showers, fresh air, and hot coffee might feel a little refreshing to a person who has been drinking all night, none of these things will make you sober.

It takes the body approximately one hour to eliminate the alcohol in one drink. Once absorbed into the bloodstream, alcohol gets processed by the kidneys, lungs, and liver. This is why a urine, blood, or breathalyzer test can all detect alcohol in the body.

T, B. (2020, June 26). 9 Debunked Myths About Drinking Alcohol. Verywell Mind. https://www.verywellmind.com/top-myths-about-drinking-alcohol-66517