And with the festive party season fast approaching, there's no better time to start swatting up on ways to prevent yourself from waking up feeling worse for wear.
We've rounded up the best hangover cures that will help get you on the path to recovery.
Did you know that there are a couple of steps you can take before leaving home for the bar that can reduce the chance of a pounding head the next day?
It might sound obvious, but lining your stomach with decent meal is very important.
A dish containing eggs is a great option because they contain cysteine, an amino acid that encourages the toxins found in alcohol to break down.
Asparagus, avocados, lentils and whole grain rice also have body beneficial properties.
Accompany this with a large glass of water infused with lemon juice which will boost liver function and tissue regeneration.
Fast-forward to the morning after the night before.
As much as you might want to start your day with a cup of coffee, we'd suggest putting this off until later.
While you might think a latte or shot of espresso will wake you up, the caffeine can actually worsen your dehydration.
A mug of peppermint tea is your best option. The leaves are known to have carminative qualities which will help rid you of any bloating.
Snack on a handful of fresh strawberries or a couple of slices of watermelon, two fruits that are great for rehydrating your body.
And packed with magnesium - something we lose when we drink - bananas are another great thing to tuck into.
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