Hangover:That dreadful feeling waking up having a severe headache, body weakness and vomiting or other after effects caused by drinking an excess of alcohol.
Ways to ease and prevent a nasty hangover
Drink in moderation to effectively prevent hangovers or better yet avoid it.
(The heck you only live once party like a rock star!)
Eat before you drink.
Eat a well-balanced meal; Drinking on an empty stomach increases the absorption of alcohol thus increasing your blood-alcohol level faster.
Drink plenty of fluids before and during alcohol consumption. Have a glass of water in-between drinks to combat the effects of dehydration.
"Pulutan" (Food provided as a compliment to alcoholic drinks.)
Beat the taste and effects of alcohol in the mouth. Common “pulutans” usually tastes, salty, chili hot or flavorful.This will make you full and also help you drink less alcohol.
Dehydration X hydration
The main culprit of hangover is ethanol (the alcohol that is in your drink) ethanol is a substance that acts as a diuretic, which makes you pee more, Changes in the balance of body fluids and essential nutrients affects the brain resulting to headaches.
• When you wake up in the morning immediately drink 2 to 3 glases of water or gatorade. Undermined the feeling of vomiting it is important that you rehydrate, Make sure to drink a lot of fluids. Another way of dehydration is caused by vomiting. Headache is due to dehydration so it’s important to replenish your body with water.
• As well as water, drink fresh juices, if you really need it, take a painkiller and an antacid to settle your stomach to alleviate hangover symptoms.
• Try a rehydration treatment sachet they replace lost minerals and salt
Eat foods high in electrolytes. You can eat plant-based food. Fruits & Veggies like Potatoes, raisins, bananas, spinach and sweet potatoes are just a few potassium-rich fruits and veggies.
If you don’t have any schedule or appointments its better to get some rest and sleep.
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