We’ve all had our moments of distress after an eventful, tipsy, and even sometimes a drunken night out. After we’ve thrown back a few, we may wake up the next day with thrashing headaches, upset stomachs, nausea and feeling just as drunk as we did the night before.
These symptoms can most certainly be categorized as, you guessed it, a hangover. Some theories say chasing it down with a shot of alcohol in the morning will cure it, while others say avoiding dark liquors all-together would’ve helped you not experience this awful feeling, to begin with.
However, no matter how you ended up with a hangover it almost always boils down to dehydration. Here are 8 sure-fire natural ways to help remedy the situation:
Water never gets old! And in the case of a hangover, it will be your very best friend. Make sure to always drink water in between cocktails, shots and even wine. It will keep you leveled and hydrated throughout the night. If you’re feeling it still in the morning, drink up to rehydrate and flush the impurities from your system.
Take a shot of olive oil.
Sounds gross but if you can imagine eating greasy foods like pizza before you start drinking, this one can’t be that hard to picture either. One remedy that can often be easily confused as a fable, is to take a spoonful of olive oil just before you start to drink. It is said to grease the intestines so the alcohol takes longer to absorb, and some swear by it.
Ginger is known to relax and soothe the intestinal tract. Ginger tea is best for curing a hangover because dehydration is a major culprit. Brew some ginger tea or try drinking…