November 23rd, 2008

Bronze Phoenix

Writer's Block: Hair of the Dog

In advance of holiday excesses, let's review cures for the common hangover. Coffee, cheeseburgers, raw eggs, lemons and worcestershire sauce—what works? What doesn't?

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

If you are going to drink, don't drink on an empty stomach, and make sure you stay hydrated. (By that I mean include plenty of non alcoholic drinks. Water, juice, milk. Caffeine is a diuretic, so coffee might not help keep you hydrated.)

However, the best way to prevent a hangover is to not drink so much alcohol.