February 08, 2016

10 Post-Paczki Day hangover cures

13 Post-Paczki Day Cures for What Ails You

If there was ever a day to overindulge, Paczki Day (aka Fat Tuesday) is it, and empty calories aren’t the only thing on the menu. After all, it is 5 o’clock somewhere and those paczki bombs at Small’s sell out early. So if your Paczki Day fun leaves you feeling the pain, consult this handy list of hangover cures and power through.

By Colleen Kowalewski

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10 Post-Paczki Day hangover cures
Drink up, Detroit-style.. You’ve heard the advice to stay hydrated while you party, but who wants to fill up on water when there’s drinking to be done? Vernors to the rescue! Why drink water when you can grab something that does double duty, settling your stomach while quenching your thirst.
Drink up, Detroit-style..
You’ve heard the advice to stay hydrated while you party, but who wants to fill up on water when there’s drinking to be done? Vernors to the rescue! Why drink water when you can grab something that does double duty, settling your stomach while quenching your thirst.
Try a Prairie Oyster. An infamous hangover remedy that has persisted long enough that we think there just might be something to it, the prairie oyster combines a raw egg with Worchestershire sauce, hot sauce, salt, and pepper to make a remedy that is best slugged back in a single gulp.
Try a Prairie Oyster.
An infamous hangover remedy that has persisted long enough that we think there just might be something to it, the prairie oyster combines a raw egg with Worchestershire sauce, hot sauce, salt, and pepper to make a remedy that is best slugged back in a single gulp.
Go Tropical. With a combination of electrolytes, potassium, and anti-oxidants, coconut water packs a hangover-fighting punch in a tropical package. And it has the added bonus of neutralizing some of that acid churning in your soused stomach.
Go Tropical.
With a combination of electrolytes, potassium, and anti-oxidants, coconut water packs a hangover-fighting punch in a tropical package. And it has the added bonus of neutralizing some of that acid churning in your soused stomach.
Sleep it off. Passing out is not the same as sleeping. Heavy drinking interferes with your normal sleep patterns, leaving you groggy the next day. A short nap can be just the thing to reclaim your energy and focus.
Sleep it off.
Passing out is not the same as sleeping. Heavy drinking interferes with your normal sleep patterns, leaving you groggy the next day. A short nap can be just the thing to reclaim your energy and focus.
Take a Steam From the birthplace of vodka comes this steamy hangover remedy perfect for the February chill. Sweat out the toxins of one too many drinks with a long, relaxing visit to a sauna. (Photo: Flickr user Thomas Wanhoff)
Take a Steam
From the birthplace of vodka comes this steamy hangover remedy perfect for the February chill. Sweat out the toxins of one too many drinks with a long, relaxing visit to a sauna. (Photo: Flickr user Thomas Wanhoff)
Load up on Vitamins. Commercial hangover remedies are nothing more than vitamin cocktails that help replenish the nutrients a night of drinking strips from your body. Reach for your multivitamin for the same effect without a trip to the store.
Load up on Vitamins.
Commercial hangover remedies are nothing more than vitamin cocktails that help replenish the nutrients a night of drinking strips from your body. Reach for your multivitamin for the same effect without a trip to the store.
Grab a cuppa joe. Sure, caffeine doesn’t really fix anything, but it can provide just enough of a boost to get you out of bed and on with your day after a late night. And if you’re a regular coffee drinker, the last thing you want is a caffeine withdrawal headache on top of a hangover.
Grab a cuppa joe.
Sure, caffeine doesn’t really fix anything, but it can provide just enough of a boost to get you out of bed and on with your day after a late night. And if you’re a regular coffee drinker, the last thing you want is a caffeine withdrawal headache on top of a hangover.
The most important meal. You can’t make the perfect hangover breakfast without breaking a few eggs, which contain a substance that helps clear headache-inducing byproducts of booze from your system.
The most important meal.
You can’t make the perfect hangover breakfast without breaking a few eggs, which contain a substance that helps clear headache-inducing byproducts of booze from your system.
Pucker Up. American breakfast not getting the job done? The Japanese have just the thing. Umeboshi, dried pickled plums, are a widely accepted hangover cure. But be warned: they pack more sour punch than a bag of lemons.
Pucker Up.
American breakfast not getting the job done? The Japanese have just the thing. Umeboshi, dried pickled plums, are a widely accepted hangover cure. But be warned: they pack more sour punch than a bag of lemons.