5 Things you should do to avoid a hangover 5 Things you should do to avoid a hangover

5 Things you should do to avoid a hangover

You are going out tonight, but it turns out that tomorrow is a full working day? While not drinking alcohol is a choice, let's face it, you are going to have a couple of cocktails. These are 5 things you should do if you want to avoid a hangover. 

Who are we kidding? “I'm going out, but I won't drink alcohol,” or “I'm not going to drink ever again" are just excuses we tell ourselves to feel better when a hangover is killing us. Why not try something different for a change? Let's accept the fact that drinking no alcohol at a party is not realistic and let's do something about it before it hits us

5 Things you should do to avoid a hangover

1. Do some exercise before going out

1. Do some exercise before going out 

Going to the gym will help you release some buildup stress before hitting the club. Research suggests that we tend to overdrink in order to blow off steam, going for a walk, run or doing some exercise will help you find new ways to deal with anxiety and distress, 

2. Eat well

Not eating before drinking is a huge mistake. Drinking alcohol on an empty stomach results in alcohol going right to your intestines and being absorbed quite fast. Having a solid meal before drinking will ensure that your blood alcohol levels stay lower. 

3. Do pay attention to the amount of alcohol you drink

1. Do some exercise before going out 

It is never a good idea to lose track of how many drinks you've had and stay away from shots. Ordering mixed drinks, wine or beer will help you be in control of your alcohol consumption. It is also recommended to order a drink and a non-alcoholic beverage afterward, so you also keep yourself hydrated. 

4. Replenish your electrolytes

Alcohol dehydrates you because alcohol inhibits a hormone that prevents you from peeing, this is why you flush more liquid than usual and become dehydrated. Sports drinks maximize the rate at which water is absorbed and replenish your electrolytes. This is why it is a good idea to drink a sports drink throughout the night and as soon as you wake up.

5. Don't drink more than 3 drinks

 5. Don't drink more than 3 drinks

Your liver takes about an hour to process a cocktail, so try not to drink more than one drink an hour and alternate between water, or any other non-alcoholic drink and your drink of choice. 

Aniela Dybiec

Aniela is a writer who loves art, makeup, and magick. She is also an amateur illustrator, a wellness fan and a vegetarian.+ info

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