"How many Irish does it take to change a light bulb?
Twenty One. One to hold the bulb and twenty to drink until the room spins."
You wake up in the morning irritable, and depressed with a headache, and dry, gritty eyes. It's another freaking hangover on the weekend, and a miserable way to start the day. You might call it another variant of the weekend warrior syndrome if you never drink during the week. You get up, and look in the mirror then say "Alright you miserable sot this time you're going to kill this malaise, so let's see what's out there in hangover cure land." A few hours later, and a little research gives you some hope for salvaging the day...
Well, there is probably no such thing as a hangover "cure", but there are a few things that can alleviate the toxic symptoms we endure after a bout of drinking.
First a disclaimer: Although there is sporadic scientific evidence for some of the remedies suggested here it would be prudent to consult with the appropriate health care experts before adhering to some of these methods.
I will stake claim to one of the suggestions listed here, and that would be a proscription for some mild exercise after you've hydrated yourself. For me this works as good, or better than anything else, and yet I haven't seen it mentioned elsewhere.
Here is the Hangover busting list:
medically proscribed fluid restriction). Sports drinks may
be a good alternative as well since they contain sugars, needed minerals, and electrolytes such as potassium.
acetaldehyde a toxic by-product of alcohol metabolism.
increase the risk of liver damage in conjunction with alcohol,
and some (ibuprofen, aspirin) can cause gastric irritation.
Here are tips on preventing a hangover:
If you are concerned about alcohol abuse here is a list of complications that can occur with excess drinking.