* Drinking will reek havoc on your body if you let it
* Try some of these hangover cures to get it out of your system
* Don’t be the guy who can’t make it to the boozy breakfast on Sunday
Looking at the genesis of the issue, I think we can all agree that hangovers are the worst, and making a valiant effort to not over drink or mix your liquors would be in the best interest of everyone. However, if you happen to be finding yourself reading this the morning after a long night out and it looks like there is no end in sight to the thrashing in your head, dim the screen brightness and read on.
Let’s get you feeling better. Whether you’re feeling it in your head, body, stomach or all three, these hangover cures should set you on the path to recovery. Your detox starts now.
1. Lemon Cayenne Pepper Water
This one is a spicy mixture. All you need is a gallon of water, a lemon and cayenne pepper in powder form. Cut the lemon into four slices and push them through the opening of the jug and dump three or four tablespoons of cayenne pepper in after. Shake well and drink up. You should try to finish the gallon within an 8 hour window. The lemon and cayenne pepper mixture does a great job of stimulating your digestive system, pushing all the bad stuff out. The cayenne pepper has many other benefits. Its ability to reduce inflammation should make your head stop pounding. Studies have also shown that cayenne pepper helps boost circulation, which should aid the body in getting back to its regularly functioning self providing you the necessary energy to get out of bed.
Pedialyte has become one of the leading beverages for hangovers in recent years. This formula, originally a rehydration drink for toddlers and those with the stomach flu, has become one of the most well-known sports drinks in the world for its electrolyte to sugar ratio. The reason it works so well for adult hangovers is because it delivers all electrolytes, and more, your body desperately needs from being dehydrated, but it has half the amount of sugar as its sports drink competitors. Tons of sugar will not help your hangover. It will only give you more digestive issues and ultimately have a sugar crash later that will result in more fatigue. Pedialyte is something you can pre-game with, drink after a night of boozing and even the morning after to help revive yourself.
3. V8 and Saltine Crackers
This one is great if you are really feeling that wrenching in your stomach. V8 brings a lot to the table. Tomatoes are made of mostly water which helps rehydrate your body. In combination with the crackers this thick mixture will help soak up any leftover alcohol that hasn’t made it into the liver or kidney yet. But don’t worry, the alcohol already in your kidney and liver will be pushed through as well because of the nutrients and vitamin C in the V8 that will help jump-start these organs. The salt from the crackers well also help settle your stomach. Once you get rid of the queasiness, you should be able to get yourself up to the medicine cabinet and start worrying about that headache next.
4. IV Treatment
This method has become popular, and heavily endorsed by, social media celebrities and influencers. Many companies are popping up in big cities across the nation like Los Angeles, Las Vegas and New York City where their business relies on people being hungover. They will deliver and hook you up to an IV bag that contains whatever cocktail of rehabilitating ingredients you so choose to pay for. Generally, the fluids are a saline solution that provide specific nutrients straight to your bloodstream where they can be quickly and efficiently absorbed. This will rehydrate the body and stimulate your digestive and metabolic systems to begin processing out the alcohol and give you more energy. These bags cost a pretty penny though, so be sure to try all the cost-effective options first for a good deal.