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    Re: Friday QOTW 8/22 - Hangover Cures

    Weekend, and stationary: bloody marys, coffee, and a breakfast containing some combination of eggs, potatoes, and meat. Tons of hot sauce/salsa on that.

    Weekend, and have to come home from somewhere: Subway, loaded with veggies, most importantly jalapenos and bannana peppers. Chased with coffee, water, and ibuprofen.

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    Re: Friday QOTW 8/22 - Hangover Cures

    Hydration and 2 ibuprofen. Something with flavor is often more satisfying than just water.

    If nausea accompanies the hangover, than the only remedy is time....unfortunately.


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    Re: Friday QOTW 8/22 - Hangover Cures

    As a person who doesn't drink excessively very frequently, I take milk thistle a few days in advance of knowing I'm going to have too many. And I haven't had a hangover since I started doing it.

    In a nutshell, milk thistle is an herb that helps liver function.

    Edit: this is a prevention not cure.



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    Re: Friday QOTW 8/22 - Hangover Cures

    I don't get them. I really don't know why. I have heard a few others older than me that said they never did either when they were my age but get them now.



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    Re: Friday QOTW 8/22 - Hangover Cures

    Slam some agua and then go run 4-15 miles. It sucks while doing it, but you feel loads better by the time you're done.



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    Re: Friday QOTW 8/22 - Hangover Cures

    In college we'd sometimes hit the KFC lunch buffet. It always seemed to get rid of it.



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    Re: Friday QOTW 8/22 - Hangover Cures

    Quote Originally Posted by CYvilEng View Post
    As a person who doesn't drink excessively very frequently, I take milk thistle a few days in advance of knowing I'm going to have too many. And I haven't had a hangover since I started doing it.

    In a nutshell, milk thistle is an herb that helps liver function.

    Edit: this is a prevention not cure.
    Have a bachelor party tomorrow night so I may try this. Hopefully 24 hrs is enough time. Where does one get it?


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    Re: Friday QOTW 8/22 - Hangover Cures

    The only cure is prevention and the only prevention is water.. Before, during and after. You're welcome.



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    Re: Friday QOTW 8/22 - Hangover Cures

    Hair of the dog, my friend.

    I never got one for the longest time, then it seemed like as soon as I hit 30, even a few beers will give me a hangover-like headache anymore.



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    Re: Friday QOTW 8/22 - Hangover Cures

    This has worked for me as I get older. I used to dislike getting real drunk because my headaches would just get worse all day (the day after) until I got to sleep again. Drink water with electrolytes and try this.

    Take n-acetylcysteine supplements
    (at least 200 mg) a half hour before your first drink. NAC is known to reduce acetaldehyde toxicity and increase glutathione, and, since acetaldehyde toxicity represents a massive contribution to the hangover effects, it appears to be an effective way to combat hangovers. It’s even more effective when combined with thiamine (Vitamin B1). In fact, one of the more popular “hangover pills” uses both NAC and thiamine as its active ingredients. I’ve never tried it myself, but it fetches some impressive Amazon reviews.

    Read more: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/hango...#ixzz3B8yGHfVj



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    Re: Friday QOTW 8/22 - Hangover Cures

    One of my college roomates swore by the "Wake and Bake" as a perfect hangover cure.

    I usually went with 4 ibuprofen and some Mt Dew.



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    Re: Friday QOTW 8/22 - Hangover Cures

    Quote Originally Posted by kevdiv48 View Post
    Slam some agua and then go run 4-15 miles. It sucks while doing it, but you feel loads better by the time you're done.
    This sounds like fun, but I have a hard time maintaining a good stride when I'm in the fetal position


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    Re: Friday QOTW 8/22 - Hangover Cures

    Quote Originally Posted by TXCyclones View Post
    I have read over and over recently that according to numerous tests Sprite is the best hangover remedy. I have started to take Excedrin Migraine, Afrin nose spray, wash down a Sprite and eat some Huevos Rancheros and I'm good to go. My doctor buddy has said that Cayenne Pepper pills would do exactly what the Huevos Rancheros does as Cayenne Pepper apparently sends blood to parts of your body that haven't seen blood in years.

    spices speed up your metabolism so maybe it's making your body process through the toxins faster.


    awd4cy, I never used to get hangovers either. I'd say when I turned 25 I'd start getting a mild headache no matter if it were 1 or 4 drinks.



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    Re: Friday QOTW 8/22 - Hangover Cures

    Drinking more booze will always cure a hangover.
    I've found drinking a bunch of water and take a couple ibuprofen before bed works well for prevention.
    Otherwise wake up, start drinking gatorade, do about half an hour of intense cardio, eat a big omelete covered in hot sauce. Wash that omelete down with Beam&coke, vodka tonics or red eyes.


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    Re: Friday QOTW 8/22 - Hangover Cures

    Quote Originally Posted by Scott34 View Post
    Have a bachelor party tomorrow night so I may try this. Hopefully 24 hrs is enough time. Where does one get it?
    Its a pretty normal herb. Walgreens, cvs, etc. I get it on Amazon. Be careful if you have allergy like hay fever, it might get you sniffles or whatever happens.

    With this short notice I'd probably take the normal dose tonight (let's pretend 2 pills), again in the am (1 or 2), then regular that night (2). Its an herb so it's not like you'll OD. If there's side effects you'll just get them more, like hay fever symptoms.

    Maybe I'll also add the reason I own this product is I give it to my dog. But I take this one when it benefits me.



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