If you’re still hitting clubs in your 40s, here’s another reason to retire that Ed Hardy shirt and go to a nice, quiet pub instead. It could help with those increasingly bad hangovers you’re getting . . . Researchers went to bars where the music was either played at 72 decibels, or 88 decibels. 88 isn’t even that crazy. Really loud clubs can be well over a hundred decibels. But even at 88, people drank 31% more, and also drank faster.