Did You Order a Hangover from Hell with a Side of Headache? My Top 7 Cures.

Via Tamara Star
on Dec 31, 2010
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Well, if you did it, you probably really did it.

Via Daily Transformations

All you can do now is repair the damage.  Hangovers happen when your liver is overloaded and can’t keep up with removing toxins and chemicals.

Alcohol = Toxins + chemicals

Hangovers = alcohol + overburdened liver – water

I can’t help you erase the embarrassing memories, but I can recommend my top 7 hang over cures.

Skip the over the counter meds.  They just add to your overburdened and revengeful liver.  Aspirin, Tylenol and Advil aren’t going to make your liver happy again.

1. Rehydrate.  Drink water before bed and drink it again the moment you wake up.  Alcohol is a natural diuretic.  Chances are you weren’t drinking water last night so not only are you depleted, you’re dehydrated.

2. Make yourself a celery and fresh pineapple smoothie.  Celery contains: potassium, vitamins B1, B2, B6, C, and K, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, and sodium.  It’s rich in fiber as well as essential amino acids and facilitates bowel movements.  (Yeah, I just wrote that)  Pineapple brings a host of enzymes to your belly since it contains Bromelain.  This enzyme encourages healing and is naturally anti-inflammatory

~Here’s the recipe I snatched off the Cooking Channel.

4 celery stalks, 1 apple, 1 TBS of honey, 1 banana and a cup of pineapple.  Add a handful of ice and blend.

3. Eat something greasy.  Doctors actually recommend grease after a hangover because it helps to coat your intestinal track.

4. Drink coconut water.  Coconut water is a natural electrolyte.  Alcohol is a diuretic. Your body is dehydrated and out of balance after drinking; coconut water brings you naturally back into balance.

5. Have some pasta with spicy sauce.  Alcohol lowers blood sugar, carbs increase blood sugar.  Make sense?  Spicy food releases endorphins from your brain and helps you to feel better emotionally.  Pasta with spicy sauce will balance your sugar levels and ease your brain guilt.

6. Rub some peppermint oil on your temples and behind your neck to relieve your headache.  Rub more on your belly for nausea and sniff a little to improve your mood.

7. Have a Tablespoon of Raw Honey.  Raw honey contains a host of minerals.  This is a biggie; minerals are what your body is missing after tossing back a few.

~I’ll spare you the cute quote about prevention, as I know you’re probably not in the best of moods.  Instead I’ll suggest you put in a movie, cozy up on the coach and forgive yourself.  You’ll only see the dawning of 2011 once in your lifetime and I believe guilt is worse for your health than alcohol!


All photos from freedigitalphotos.net  Headache by m_bartosch, Honey by graur razvan ionut, Dog by Maggie Smith


About Tamara Star

Tamara Star believes happiness is not an end destination, but instead the ability to see the ordinary through eyes of wonder. Want her free tips and tricks for health, happiness and love? Click here. Receive her free 3 video series for clearing the slate for more love & happiness. Click here. She's an international best-selling author and the creator of the original 40-day Personal reboot program for women--a 6 week virtual deep dive into clearing the slate on what's blocking you. Registration is open NOW here. Tamara's global reach inspires women around the world through her programs, newsletters, and teachings. She's been featured on SiriusXM radio, Good Morning America, former Oprah producer LeGrande Green's GetBOLD radio, Dr. Brenda Wade's GoodLove Radio, Daybreak USA and News Australia. Connect with Tamara on her websiteFacebook or Twitter. Tamara's work had been translated into 6 languages and featured on The Huffington Post, MindBodyGreen, Positively Positive, Yahoo News, The News.com Australia, The Good Men Project, and Yoga Anonymous.


4 Responses to “Did You Order a Hangover from Hell with a Side of Headache? My Top 7 Cures.”

  1. AlpineLily says:

    Drinking to the point of being so hungover that you can't function the next day isn't very respectful of your body, health or mind. Funny how many vegans/vegetarians I hear preaching at people about being mindful of what you put in your body who turn around and then get totally wasted because of a social holiday……seems hypocritical to me!

  2. Juliana says:

    Great tips!! Thanks!

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