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Curing a Hangover

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Dr. Yale Kanter
61 years experience Ophthalmology
Hang over: This is an electrolyte hydration disorder associated with excessive use of alcoholic drinking.
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Dr. Phil Chen
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26 years experience Family Medicine
Avoid alcohol: The best treatment is avoid drink to much alcohol or just avoid it.
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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None proven: Every study, so far, of dozens of hangover cures have not shown any to work consistently in most people. A recent study out of china said that they fo ... Read More
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Water and more water: Hydration is the key to curing a hangover. You can try water and sports drinks with electrolytes. Adding a pain killer such as Brufen may help as well ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Hangover: Hydration, exercise, sunlight all help to keep us healthy and return the body to balance. The best cure for a hangover, however, is to avoid one. Pr ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
No cure--just time: There isn't a cure for hangovers, yet. Recently the fda approved the medicine called blowfish which will be available otc, likely by independence day, ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
26 years experience Family Medicine
No: But the drinking of too much alcohol to the point where you are having hangovers is. The hangover is the brain telling you it has been injured by all ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Rest ; hydration: You have alcohol poisoning. Your brain and liver need rest and water.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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No magic: Nobody has proven any of the many "folk" remedies, especially not hair of the dog that bit you - drinking whatever gave you the hangover. Recent chin ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Don't drink so much: ...Next time. Nothing really helps, but you should stay hydrated (with water!), rest, and eat small frequent amounts. Drinking to excess can cause ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Not one chemical: There is tremendous debate on the causative agent of alcohol. Most people think that it is a combination of factors, including the production of aceta ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
13 years experience Neurology
Rest and recover: Magnesium, potassium, b vitamins and gatorade or water are good for hangovers.

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