A weekend full of party and drinks may not be the wisest decision after waking up with a bad hangover. Diarrhea, fatigue, headache, nausea and stomach ulcers are some common hangover-effects. A bad hangover can interrupt your daily chores, work commitments and relationships. To refrain from letting this negatively impact your life, here are few simple cures to rejuvenate and start fresh in the morning:
Drink water or sports drink
The simplest and the easiest way to cure a hangover fast is to drink water. Alcohol causes dehydration and can lead to frequent urination. Sports drink like Gatorade, Powerade among others will also help in relieving from the hangover. Staying hydrated can ensure faster removal of toxins thus helping in curing hangover. Our Root7 stainless water bottle is a perfect bed-side companion to help you stay hydrated.
Warm water with a slice of ginger can be a great solution as it helps with upset stomach and nausea.
Have a good breakfast
Eating a good breakfast can help maintain your blood sugar levels. Low blood sugar levels can contribute to nausea, vertigo and fatigue. A good breakfast can provide the body with carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins and minerals which can deplete the excessive alcohol intake.
Get plenty of sleep
Alcohol is associated with decreased sleep quality in some individuals. Chronic intake of alcohol can cause sleep deprivation and can further aggravate hangover symptoms like fatigue and nausea. A good sleep can alleviate the hangover and help the body to recover from the aftermath.
Drinking coffee or tea
Coffee and other caffeinated drinks may act as stimulants and give your body a little boost and help with fatigue. Green tea and black tea acts as antioxidants which will help reducing the adverse effects of alcohol intake. However, too much caffeine can worsen the hangover as it causes dehydration.
Standing straight at a time like this may itself feel like a challenge, however once you are up, exercising is one of the best ways to lessen the hangover. It will restore your body and mind and increase metabolism. Your body will also become active.
There is no absolute or 100% effective cure for hangover. Remedies differ from person to person. A famous phrase ‘Hair of the dog’ talks about how consuming alcohol the next morning can prevent hangover however this will just result into dependency and addiction. Abstaining or drinking in moderation is the best way to avoid bag hangovers.