Hangovers fall in the nothing good comes for free category of life. They are the unfortunate consequence of that epic night out with your friends that leads you to say “never again will I let one drop of alcohol touch my lips”. Unless you are for real about this (and good on you if you are) lets’ talk about some ways to minimize/prevent hangovers and some ways to make that superhuman-everlasting-unhidable from your boss hangover feel better quicker. Finally we will be busting some hangover cure myths and discover the truth behind some of those hangover cures your great uncle Ivan swears by.
If you are a newbie to the drinking scene or had never drunk this much before freshers week, this is what you can expect to come back at you after last night’s antics
If you or one of your friends has any of the below you need to seek emergency medical attention:
Things to remember and consider before you start drinking as any of the below are guaranteed to make your hangover feel worse:
This bit is a little sciencey, if you just need to get rid of that pounding in your head and want to know the best way to do it, skip to the myth and facts treatment section. If you want to know why your body hates you, read on:
Another widely vouched for cure. Coffee gets and even bigger thumbs down than alcohol unfortunately
Gets the thumbs up and its healthy
Your go to big fry up the next morning may not be the solution to your revolting stomach but stopping at a kebab shop or shoving in a bacon butty before you go out may help reduce some of your symptoms the next day
Though a full English may not be the cure a couple eggs any way you like will certainly help wipe out some of the toxins. Don’t worry though you don’t need to add them raw and blend them broccoli and orange juice like Uncle Ivan does.
You have some leftover curry in the fridge that you fancy?
Not such a well heard of cure but one that certainly effective, cheap and easy