Wednesday, December 22, 2004

Party with Care - Hangover blues

Party Goers are already working over time on plans to usher in 2005. If New Year's Eve is for the energetic party-goer, New Year's day is designed for the hangover. The day after the big night is all about recovering. Follow these steps and get back to your best:

  • Drink water as soon as you get up in the morning to rehydrate yourself. The electrolytes and nutrients in a sports drink is good to replenish your body's depleted reserves.
  • Drink more wter if you plan to have coffee. caffeine can contribute to dehydration. But black strong coffee works the best.
  • Drinks that are excessively hot or cold will be even more of a shock to your struggling stomach.
  • Take medicines to get rid off the pounding headache or body aches.
  • Eat easily digestible foods when you're ready. Fresh fruit, toast and water-based soups are all easy on the stomach. Harder-to-digest foods such as eggs and milk can cause stomach problems.

TIPS: Take preventive measures beforehand. Drink responsibly and in moderation. If you've drunk in excess and suspect you'll be hung over the next morning, drink a few glasses of water right before you go to bed.
Rehydrate yourself with liquids that are at room temperature. Drinks that are excessively hot or cold will make your struggling stomach work even more.
Warning: Do not take an acetaminophen-based painkiller to relieve symptoms. Combining acetaminophen and alcohol can damage your lier. If you are an excessive drinker, beware when taking any over-the counter painkillers.
Its Celebration time which should'nt be spent whining or nursing a hangover. Take these tips, go ahead and pamper yourself on your big day.

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