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These Are The Fastest Ways To Cure A Hangover

By Darragh Berry

April 2, 2018 at 9:35am

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Hello... is there anybody out there?

That was one long, long weekend and if you're reading this and went a bit too hectic over the last few days, you probably have the worst hangover of all time.

Well, not to worry because The Irish Mirror has got you covered and has released numerous ways of getting rid of that hangover as quickly as possible.

Some method you will know, others you will not and there's a few that you won't even considering trying because they are so icky, you'd rather just hold on to the hangover.

It goes without saying that drinking loads of water is number one on the list. Drinking it before you head to sleep and the minute you wake up in the morning is key for surviving a hangover. 

Fizzy drinks are also a must on days like today, especially a can of sprite or 7Up

Jane Scrivner, author of The Quick-Fix Hangover Detox: 99 Ways To Feel 100 Times Better, said: “It has a high water content to rehydrate you and is high in sugar for an instant pick-me-up, yet the simple sugars mean you’re likely to soon come crashing back down.

"But its lemon and lime juice content is alkaline and will help balance the acid in your gut, quelling feelings of nausea.

"Fizzy water with a squeeze of fresh lemon is a better option.”

Painkillers - Enough said. 

Although you may crave a fry-up after being out, experts actually recommend that a bland breakfast can help restore blood sugar levels without causing anymore stomach problems. 

Crackers, toast, a vegetable-based broth, porridge, Guacamole on toast and bananas are recommended. 

Taking disolvable tablets in a glass of water is a great way of replacing nutrients lost through alcohol as they contain vitamin C, B vitamins as well as calcium and magnesium.

Milk thistle contains silymarin - which is recommended for liver disorders and is proven to treat liver disease caused by alcohol abuse.  

All of those sound pretty bearable, right? Well, try these next ones on for size, if you dare...

These are taking from all around the world and some are just down right gross.

  • Rubbing a lemon into your armpit
  • Mixing a raw egg with Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper and swallowing whole. 
  • Sparrow droppings in Brandy
  • Sheep's Brain
  • Dried bull penis (We don't want to know where you got your hands on this...)
  • Pickle juice

You know what, we think we'll just stick to the water and painkillers, thanks.

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