If you’re a new visitor to Lifering, and either you or a friend has made a New Year’s resolution to quit drinking, I have one good reason to stand by that resolution.

Likewise, if you or a friend is considering that resolution, but not yet sure about it, I have one good reason to follow through.

It does get worse as you get older.

Scientific evidence is starting to come in that hangovers get worse as people get older.

So, why wait? Save yourself some pain, or encourage a friend to do the same.