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Is it true that coffee can help you to sober up faster?

Unfortunately, no. Intoxication is related to the amount of alcohol (ethanol) in your body, and the quantity of alcohol will only decrease as your liver works to metabolize the liquor. Drinking caffeine won’t really do much to accelerate your liver function, so coffee cannot, in fact, sober you up. It may help you to stay more awake or alert, but you’ll still be intoxicated.



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