wally1990 wrote: »
I would of had 4 pints of beer (the house had a keg installed) and 8 cans of Guinness
GiftofGab wrote: »
Started drinking a serious amount of water and it helps enormously. Aim for 5 litres of water the day of drinking and day after. Like 1.5 litres before going to bed and when waking up. Also, going to sleep at the usual bed time helps heaps too.
igCorcaigh wrote: »
It's the dehydration that gets me.
Anyway, I have been drinking way too much this year (and other years). I now have been put on drugs for high blood pressure and cholesterol, and I know that my liver function is not good too.
Time to give up the booze.
I'd like an alternative. Pity that it's hard to find the green
Pcgamer wrote: »
One cure is four pints the following morning and you would be grand.
For the tossing and turning the following night have two cans before bed.
facehugger99 wrote: »
All right, this is the plan. We get in there and get wrecked, then we'll eat a pork pie, then we'll drop a couple of Surmontil-50's each. That means we'll miss out Monday but come up smiling Tuesday morning.
Strumms wrote: »
Would you not be up pissing like a racehorse ? 1.5 liters before bed ?:eek: after the pints ? Fukkkk.
Hangovers for me got worse with age... 5 pints and I’d have a slight seedy hangover, more... I’d be in ‘unwell’ territory.
Tried water before bed, before drinking, soakage when I got home, nada worked.
The Oort Cloud wrote: »
I have the same problem now myself. I was drinking 12 cans of heineken every day for a long time and just could not handle the hangovers anymore, then I got type 2 diabetes from all the sugar intake for so long and i had no choice but to stop drinking. Back on the wagon again for the last while but it is definitely time now to give it up for good, it's just not worth it at all, spending all that money just to feel like death the following day.
I might just drink non alcoholic beer if i feel the need for one. I found it really hard to give it up last time, and then two deaths in my family recently got me back on the drink, I'll be trying a lot harder this time to get off the stuff or I'll be next. Not easy though.
Fuzzo wrote: »
I find if I’m eating well, drinking enough water and doing the odd bit of excercise I can have 4-5 beers on a Friday or Saturday and not suffer, if I’ve been living on breakfast rolls and takeaways the same few beers could leave me with a two day hangover.
An alka seltzer at bed time works wonders, settles the stomach and fixes the head.
Save the 12 pint sessions for once or twice a year when the occasion sees fit and use the following day or two to catch up with the telly.
have bottle of lucozade sport mid way through the night and then more before you go to sleep. This will prevent major dehydration and loss of salts.
Dont go to sleep while still flootered. Sober up a bit before you hit the scratcher.
Alcohol fúcks your sleep quality so you'll always have some tiredness the next day but the nausea should not be there if you hydrate well.
I'd also recommend sticking to pints of low alcohol beer like Rockshore Light. It's a a bit bland but difficult to do much damage on it. Darker drinks like Guinness give me worse hangovers, and I dont go near spirits any more.
Sleep is the only thing that will cure all your symptoms. So get as much sleep as you can and then get out and about, then an extra 30 minute power nap at some point.
I'd definitely concur with starting early and finishing early too. I've started doing that and do be grand.
Actually heard about the lucozade trick and have tried it. Def works. But I prefer the dissolving some dioralyte in a glass of water before heading to bed.
I'll have to have a load of pints now on Friday so I can test the Dioalyte's effectiveness. For research.
Will report back. 😝
Nothing can help the tiredness though, spend the day waiting to go to bed. And then there's a chance you don't sleep right the night after.
I don't sleep well the night of a hangover if I don't get out during the day and build up some normal physical tiredness.
If I spend the whole day hungover in bed, I end up restless that night. What works for me is to get up and go out for a couple of hours, then back for a 25-30 min power nap about 2pm and up again. This helps to relieve the hangover tiredness during the day without messing the body clock up too much.
Cant beat waking up the day after a hangover and feeling 100% again 🤩
I'm 40 and think that I have had 2 hangovers, ever. Came in handy when I worked in Guinness, to be fair
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I often find after a big session, even if I get little sleep, I can barely sleep the following night either, just lie there in bed completely restless and unable to drift off. I have actually found that if I force myself to get active during the day, and then have 2 drinks with a decent dinner, I sleep a lot better.