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Irish insights for hangover cures in two views.

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Irish Insights for Hangovers.

It's been said that in Ireland, the traditional Irish breakfast of sausage, bacon, blood pudding, eggs, canned beans, potatoes and tomatoes wasn’t invented for sober people. But the fact is that a plate like this may do you more harm than good. Read more about that here.

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Trying hard to be impartial, there is a slight tilt towards wanting to know what the Irish believe to be their secret to curing a hangover.

People have written enitre songs and books on the subject of Irish drinking and 'tis a great volume of opinion on the matter dealing with the day after. Just to be clear, we don't endorse the Irish Coffee or a nip of the Hair of the Irish Setter That Bit Ya as an option.

Easily the most interesting remedy that is being passed on in Irish folklore is to take the poor sot ailing from his or her wicked hangover and to promptly "bury the ailing person up to their neck in moist river sand.”

From the lack of information available to us, we have a few questions:

Why does it have to be river sand?
Why does it have to be moist?
Why exactly did that person do last night that would
      make you want to bury them up to their neck?

If anyone knows of the answers to this perplexing remedy, please write us at the link below and enlighten our us and our readers.

Medical experts agree that there is no strictly "safe" level of alcohol consumption. Find out more facts about alcohol use and heath here.


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    Other hangover 'remedies'.

    Here's a list of home remedies we've found that supposedly taking care of that massive, pounding hangover. Some are from bartentders, some are just folklore. Some are even billed as natural ways to take care of 'the dog that bit 'ya'. Just remember, only time and water are what most doctors and scientists believe in. That, and the fact that prevention is often the best form of medicine.


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