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The best hangover cures

'Hair of the Dog'

This famous hangover cure is based on the belief that having another drink can alleviate the affects of the previous few. The term stems from an ancient wives' story that claims that the best method to treat a dog bite is to cover the wound with the dog's hair.

But the truth is that if you drink again, you'll be throwing your body back into the same damaging cycle before it has a chance to heal. This procedure is not recommended by experts.


Alcohol reduces blood sugar levels. That could explain why some people experience dizziness and tremors after a hangover. Carbohydrates are required for brain function. To restore normal blood sugar levels, consume a few slices of wheat bread or a handful of whole-grain crackers. You'll also give yourself a surge of energy.

Pain relievers

A pounding headache can be relieved with an over-the-counter pain medication. Just be cautious about how much you consume. Ibuprofen and aspirin are NSAIDs that irritate the stomach, making nausea worse. When you have a hangover, stay away from acetaminophen. It can exacerbate the negative effects of alcohol on the liver.


When it comes to recovering from a hangover, patience and rest may be the most effective treatments. Sleep is disrupted by alcohol. Even if you get a few hours of sleep after a night of excessive drinking, it will not be peaceful. Slip back under the covers and get some more restorative sleep after you've had a glass of water and taken a pain reliever.

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Hair of the Dog


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