Hangover cure = myth
We are sorry to disappoint you but there are no proven cures for a hangover! It’s all about prevention.
During a session:
NHS top tips. If you choose to drink:
- Limit the amount of alcohol you drink in a single session
- Drink slowly
- Drink with food
- Alternate with water or non-alcoholic drinks
- Drink lots of water before you go to bed to stay hydrated
Hair of the dog
NHS call the “hair of the dog” a risky habit. It claims more alcohol merely delays the symptoms of the hangover but may in itself cause another one.
Binge drinking usually refers to drinking lots of alcohol in a short space of time or drinking to get drunk. Researchers define binge drinking as consuming 8 or more units in a single session for men and 6 or more for women. However, this definition does not apply to everyone because the tolerance and the speed of drinking in a session varies from person to person.