There are many ways to get a hangover, but normally it’s simply because you drink too much – and often on an empty stomach. Hangovers are also commonly caused by mixing different types of alcoholic drinks: you know, the cocktail starters, followed by a couple of beers, then perhaps a glass or four of wine… However you get a hangover, if it’s a bad one, the next day you’re going to want to get rid of it – preferably fast. So here are 10 quite surprising non-medical recipes (no pills) that you can use to cure a hangover the next time you get one, in no particular order.
Alcohol consumed in excess causes dehydration, so it should be a no-brainer that water is going to rehydrate you and help getting rid of the hangover. In fact, if you drink lots of water in between drinking alcohol, you’ll slow down the rate of dehydration, and minimize the nasty symptoms that are usually associated with a hangover. Many people find that sparkling spring water, which is alkaline, or even just mineral water, works even better than most plain tap water. This is because the alkalinity effectively neutralizes acidity in the stomach.