How To Prevent A Hangover

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There can be nothing better than having a great night out on the town with some of your best buddies. You look good, smell good and have a full pocket of cash. Nothing can stand in your way…… Well except the thought of having a really bad hangover. There are ways however that you can still go out and hit the town have a rocking good time, but not feel like death the next day. We are going to have a look at how you can avoid having a nasty hangover.

Know Your Limits

This is the most obvious, but it is the easiest way to stop your self from getting a bad hangover. If you know that you cannot handle a huge amount of drink then do not drink a huge amount o drink. Its really common sense, but if you know that a certain kind of alcohol gives you a bad hangover then do not drink it!!!

Have A Good Meal

Having a full stomach before you hit the town is a great idea. The main culprit in your body who likes to give you hangovers is called acetaldehyde. Having a full stomach reduce the amount of acetaldehyde in your stomach. Also having a nice meal is a great way to start the night.

Just On Alcohol To Rule Them All

Ok sorry for the bad Lord of the Rings pun, but mixing alcohol is a sure way to wake up the next morning with a terrible hangover. Try and stick to just the one kind of alcohol all night.

Keep Drinking…….. Water

Drinking alcohol can make you really dehydrated due to the fact that it makes you need to urinate far more than you normally would. Have some water a few times over the course of the night. It is recommended actually that you have one glass of water per glass of alcohol that you are consuming.

I Didn’t Listen And Now I Have A Hangover

Ok so you have a hangover well we are not going to leave you high and dry. Here are just a few small tips on how to manage your hangover.

Drink Water

Yes this is here also. Alcohol really dehydrates you so to speed up your recovery, make sure that you drink a decent amount of water.


Sleep is one of the best ways to speed up getting over a hangover and most people find it really easy to just fall asleep on the couch in front of the TV.

No Coffee

Despite what people may think coffee does not sober you up. What it does do is just dehydrate you even more.

No More Drinking

Do not panic I am not saying no more drinking forever, but you certainly may want to lay of the drink for at the very least a couple of days if you are nursing a really bad hangover.

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