Hangover:

 

• Hangover is usually experienced the morning after a night of heavy drinking

 

Causes:

 

• Hangover refers to the after effects of alcohol consumption

 

Symptoms to look for:

 

• Excessive urination, which leads to:

   o Dehydration

   o Headache

   o Dry mouth 

   o Lethargy

• Reduction in the essential body fluids affects the brain and sensory functions causing:

   o Lack of concentration

   o Short temper

   o Headache

   o Extreme sensitivity to light and sound

   o Depression and anxiety

• Alcohol irritates the stomach lining causing:

   o Nausea

   o Vomiting

   o Flatulence

   o Diarrhoea

 

Natural home remedy using coffee and lemon juice:

 

1. Take 1 cup black coffee

2. Add 4 tbsp lemon juice

3. Mix well

4. Drink for quick relief

 

Natural home remedy using bananas:

 

1. Consume 2 bananas

2. Soak the banana peels in water for 1 hr

3. Drink this water

 

Natural home remedy using ginger:

 

1. Chew ginger 2-3 times a day

2. This prevents nausea

 

Natural home remedy using apple:

 

1. Drink 3 glasses of water at bedtime

2. Drink 3 glasses of apple juice throughout the next day

 

Tips:

 

• Never consume alcohol on an empty stomach

• Do not drink alcohol too fast

• Alternate alcohol with a non-alcoholic drink like water

• Consume starchy foods will drinking, this will reduce the alcohol absorption

• Do not drink or eat anything sweet while drinking

• Drinking liquids like soup will strengthen the stomach for eating