Were you the star of yesterday’s party night? Was it a Sunday? Gosh! It is Monday today… working day! The fun you had last night made you completely forget that you have to hit the office door the very next day. Well, you should have thought this before taking pegs one after another and dancing madly on the rocking tunes. But what to do now? We bring you some fantastic remedies that will help you to settle down your hangover within few minutes and no one will be able to come know about the last night secret. So, get ready with your next weekend plan as well. Kick off all your stress of the complete week and drink and dance your heart out!
What happens when Hangover reacts to your body?
The tolerance level of a person differs from one another when it comes to drinking and handling the alcohol drink. If compared, men have high tolerance level in comparison to women. But it is sure that whoever drinks it, is sure to face hangover symptoms which includes: nausea, anxiety, dehydration, headache, fatigue, palpitation and wretchedness. The whole situation is sure to worsen if you had more than you can handle, you drink alcohol on empty tummy, if not taken ample sleep and if not taken any sort of remedies on time for the proper cure. As soon as the alcohol gets into your bloodstream, the pituitary glands stop producing pitressin. Pitressin is such a hormone which manages the moisture inside our body. Without this, the liquid within the body is moved right away to your bladder and this is the reason that you pee excessively in the morning when you wake up from the last day fun. The excessive excretion of water in the morning in the form of urine after hangover also urinates the magnesium, salt and potassium along with it, that are essential for strengthening the body and so you will feel exhausted and feeble.
When you drink alcohol, the body gives up four times more liquid rather than gaining even a bit of it. This further result to dehydration followed by a severe headache and nausea. Now, you must be thinking what is the relation between dehydration and headache caused during hangover? This is because of the inner organs that urge the water for proper functioning and when do not get in adequate quantity; they result in stealing it from the brain. And your brain shrivels up. It also micturates the glycogen which is an essential source of energy to your liver.
1. Tylenol and Bread Sandwich:
The first remedy for hangover is Tylenol & Bread Sandwich… sounds weird, isn’t it? But yes, it works superbly on bringing down your hangover after the crazy fun that you had the very last night with your friends. All you need is some Tylenol accompanied by two pieces of sandwich bread and exactly thirty ounces of water and all these are easily available. It is tough to believe that this remedy can do wonders because it a strange combo but once you take this, then only you can understand it’s worth. However, the main issue is to memorize it even when you are out of the world. So, better make them available on your dinning desk before you leave for the party so that you can manage the same while you are captured by the dizziness of hangover. That is all that you need to care about and enjoy carefree.
- Tomato Juice:
This is something which you can keep ready in advance. Did you ever think that tomato juice can ever assist you as a remedy against hangover? But yes, it can. The reason is because tomato juice is rich in fructose, enzymes, minerals and vitamins that deal in getting over the outcome of hangover effects very rapidly. Moreover, it also imbibes of sugar content in it which facilitates the body to metabolize the alcohol with a great pace. Now, what needs to be done is to prepare a tomato juice as you normally do and add one tablespoon of honey and freshly squeezed lemon juice and sprinkle slight cayenne pepper powder. The remedy for hangover is ready. Drink this twice a day, in morning & afternoon.
3. Eat Bananas:
Alright! So you partied the whole night and now you are feeling queasy. Are you actually feeling like someone is hitting your head hard? Don’t worry, it happens. Here we go with the second remedy to bring down a hangover. Turn banana lover for some time and peel and eat them quickly. You must be wondering how come bananas can bring down the hangover. The reason is that the more your drink and rush to restroom number of times, the more your body releases the amount of potassium. It is important for a body to have ample of potassium within it for an effective working and as you know bananas are a rich source of potassium and helps the body to regain the lost number of electrolytes. Make sure you place the bunch of bananas in your room or on dining table so that you can quickly get out hangover. Hope this doesn’t sound tough at all!
3. Go for Ginger:
Oh God! The head is hitting the wall and you do not know in which world you are… such is the situation when you are not bothered to count the number of drinks in the fun filled night. Well, before your last night fun turns out to be a nightmare by the scolding of your boss, rush up to the solution. After all, no one wants to be insulted before the office colleagues. This is an easy cure to treat nausea caused due to hangover. You will need to manage somehow and go to the kitchen. It will take ten odd minutes and your hangover will flee away in another few minutes. Take a container with four cups of water and boil about ten slices of ginger in it for about five to ten minutes. Now, filter and add half lemon and little orange juice for a good taste and drink it immediately when it is lukewarm. Also for the rest of the day, you can chew tiny pieces of ginger in regular intervals for the whole day to relax your body properly from the effect of hangover. Drinking ginger tea is also a good option. You will experience the magic very soon and can make an instant rush to office. If you have honey, add it too in this syrup.
- Coconut Oil:
Coconut oil is also a fantastic way to say good bye to your hangover. This is such a natural method which will kick away the dangerous toxins straight away that has entered within your body due to drinking alcohol. Follow carefully that you need to do: Take one tablespoon of coconut oil and swish it around your mouth and teeth properly. You can do this with the help of your finger as well. Continue the same for about fifteen minutes and then spittle the oil out in the basin and clean your mouth with water. Mind you: Neither swallow the oil inside nor gargle your mouth for quick results.
5. Magical Honey:
Hangover has screwed up your head and you do not feel like getting up from your bed! Are you repenting on the thought that why did you go for the party last day? Then don’t, because when partying nothing seems to be under our control especially when the question is about fun and frolic. Instead, keep the things ready on your kitchen counter and when you wake up in the morning with a heavy head, just take the remedy as advised. Take a glass of warm water and add some honey and lemon to it. Drink it immediately. For your information, do not use sugar as the substitute of honey because it is of no use. Honey is the best option because comprises of fructose and clears up the alcohol content in your body. Quick and easy to be made and make a rush to the office on time!
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- Drink Plenty of Water:
Last but not the least; this is also an amazing remedy. Hangover begin to take its shape quickly so as soon as you start realizing its impact on the head, drink as much water as you can before you go to the bed. This will help you a lot in overcoming hangover by helping your body to gain the lost water and scouring out the chemicals and make you wake up normal as nothing happened last night. It is one of the easiest remedies to get relief from the side effects of hangover.
Peppermint proves to be an amazing herb when it comes to cure hangover and its seeds accelerate the process of detoxification. It helps in the digestion and relaxes the mind from stress and worries. The hangover issues like bloating and feeling of sickness, vomiting all comes to an end by taking this wondrous herb. One of the simplest ways to take this is to simply chew few fresh leaves of peppermint during the whole day. By this, you will recover speedily because this will provide an instant relief to your intestines. The other way could be to make peppermint tea and for this you will need to take a container with one cup of water and put it to boil with one teaspoon of dehydrated leaves for about five to ten minutes. Once done, cover the container with a lid and let the water absorb all its essential contents. Then filter and drink one or two cups of this tea. You can make this tea in prior before you are going for a night out and keep it stored. There is one more way out. Fill your bathtub with lukewarm water and add little peppermint oil to it. Now take a bath with such soothing water, which will freshen up your mind and body instantly.
All the later effects of hangover like: muscular pain, headache, restlessness, wooziness and sensitiveness towards light and sound can be prevented just by the magic of a small yellow ball, known as lemon. It brings the lost balance back to the body by curbing the increased blood sugar levels and modifying the pH levels in the body. But, what you will need to do? Check this out: Take a lukewarm glass of water and add one teaspoon of honey and two teaspoons of lemon juice to it (freshly squeezed). Mix it well and drink it little tardily. You can repeat the same remedy at least twice or thrice in that day but take it once as soon as you up from the bed. So, this remedy making does not require much of your efforts but will ease your hangover in minutes.
The healing power of cabbage for preventing the hangover is famous since the times of ancient Romans and Greeks. What they used to was to eat low of raw cabbage in the night just before drinking. This would not lessen its side effects to a great extent but also permit them to drink as much as alcohol as they wished to. Perhaps, this might be a strong reason of regarding ‘cabbage along with vinegar’ as the best home remedy. All you need to do is to jaw raw cabbage while doing any sort of work or watching T.V. It cures the severe headaches and nervous issues caused due to excess drinking. Moreover, you can also blend the juice of cabbage and tomato together and drink it. The best part is that is lessens the thirst of alcohol and facilitates the process of metabolism in our body. After all, there is no harm as it is a form of salad which is good for health.
Last but not the least, another remedy to bring down the effect of hangover is to make an omelet and have it with bread as soon as you wake up in the morning. The question that might be striking to your mind is, how does this help? Well, Egg is a strong source of energy and had protein in abundance. Thus when consumed it helps the body to get back its lost energy thereby bumping off the compiled toxins inside the body because of drinking. So, it will serve your both the purposes: breakfast with bye-bye to hangover.
FEW OTHER REMEDIES:
Apart from the above ones, there are some other ways also that can ease a hangover and they are as follows:
- Never ever drink alcohol in an empty tummy.
- You can intake a multivitamin pill like B complex which will act as a way to nurture your body and regain the lost minerals and vitamins due to hangover.
- In the case of excess headache, you can apply an ice compress on your forehead. This will tranquil your nerves and make you feel very relaxed.
- Never consume any sweet eatables or drinks while drinking.
- Take a sound and proper sleep. The after effects of hangover lessen a lot if your body gets adequate rest in the form of sleep. In case if you are not able to sleep due to excess drinking, take deep breaths, darken your room and switch on some soothing music.
- For the next day when you are struggling with hangover, it is good to take light meals for the entire day.
- It is understandable that in a hangover state, one does not want to have anything but it is strictly advisable to eat something nutritious so that the body can retrieve the lost energy. Prefer foods like: juices and soups so that it will add water content to your body and can be digested quickly. To add on, toast, crackers and many other gently seasoned carbohydrates will absorb the alcohol content disturbing your body.
- Say NO to smoking with an upset tummy caused due to hangover and if possible walk a little in the fresh air.
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- Though drinking alcohol is of no use and is considered hazardous for health. So, try and Say No to this, but still if you cannot at least strictly avoid driving after you get drunk. It is not at all safe to put yours and anyone else’s life in danger just because of your fun.
- Never keep taking pegs with a thought that it will kick off the hangover because it will increase the problem more rather than pulling you out of it.
Hope this piece of information, highlighting some amazing home remedies proves to be of a great help to you in your difficult time when you are struggling to get back on your feet after a horrified hangover night. Just take care and you will be fine soon. Do comment and let us know about your views. Also share if you have any other remedies to kick away hangover that you have found much more beneficial. Do not ever risk your life just for some enjoyment. It is very precious. So, have fun but a safe fun!
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