A natural hangover cure?
Good morning. You have a hangover. What's a person who has drank too much the night before to do? Go to the fridge and grab some Orange Juice to fix that pesky, thobbing dehydration, right?
Well, juices like OJ can help hydrate your body, which is good. But fruit and fruit juices contain fructose - which is sugar. And many orange juices contain a lot of sugar. Like caffine, sugar can help wake you up but unfortunately, it won't fend off the headache. It may actually do the opposite - make you more acutely aware of that pounding headache.
Bottom line, a glass or three of orange juice, apple juice or even pinnapple juice isn't the natural food magic bullet.
Want a natural food that both mom would approve of and that would do the trick? Good old fashioned time and water are probably the closest thing most doctors and scientists would even entertain as a so-called hangover 'cure'.
Medical experts agree that there is no strictly "safe" level of alcohol consumption. Find out more facts about alcohol use and heath here.
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.
They may not be scientifically sound. They may not even be remotely effective. But ask around and these top five hangover 'cures' seem to be the most popular around.
If you think the person who makes their living getting people to drink each night has more of an insight on hangovers than any doctor, then this list of top remedies from bartenders is for you.
Maybe it's because they came from our Moms. Maybe it's because these so-called cures are all natural foods. Either way, people believe this list work wonders on a hangover.
The opinions of a bazillion people can't be wrong, right? Here's a list of hangover cures from all around the world. But beware, some of them might be worse than what got you there.