Drink Without the Hangover with These Tips

Welcome to summer, a.k.a. the party season, a.k.a. the time of the year when you are expected to attend beach parties and night life for like five to six hours straight. Can you already feel the hangover? Well, that’s because you’re not prepared. Before heading somewhere you expect to have an overflow of booze, here’s how to prepare for a night of drinking without having to worry about hangover the next morning.

1. Hydrate in Advance

First of all, you should know that hydration is important, especially when it comes to drinking alcohol. Alcohol is diuretic, which causes hydration—a major cause of hangover. So if you’re expecting to party later, prepare in advance by drinking water twice as much throughout the day. Coconut water is even a better option as it is packed with electrolytes, which are essential for fighting hangover.

2. Avoid Caffeine on the Day of Drinking

Like alcohol, caffeine is diuretic. When combined together, it will exacerbate fluid losses. As far as a day before drinking, have only one cup of coffee (if you can’t function without it). After a night of drinking, you can still have coffee to sober up, but drink plenty of water afterwards to offset its diuretic effects.

3. Take Curcumin

Curcumin is an anti-inflammatory chemical often found in turmeric. It decreases inflammation, helps with liver detoxification and reduces free radicals. Take a gram of curcumin every after meal on the day of drinking and the day after.

4. Have Something to Eat

Before drinking, make sure you’re not hungry; and while drinking, have something to eat. Eating slows down absorption of alcohol, so you have more time to digest the alcohol. What should you eat? Carbs and fats will line your stomach and refill the sugar that your body needs to refuel. Nuts and seeds are great snacks while drinking as they’re packed with omega-3 fatty acids.

5. Avoid the Shots

Taking shots forces you to gulp an entire drink instead of moderately sipping on it. Pacing your drinking gives your body some time to break down the alcohol, and reduce chances of getting a hangover. Sip your drink instead of chugging or gulping it. If drinking something with ice cubes, pace it so the ice melts and dilutes the alcohol before finishing the entire glass.

Hydrating and eating well may be the most ideal ways to prevent feeling awful the next day, but the best hangover solution is one you already know: do not drink to get drunk in the first place.

Home Remedies on Relieving Acne

One of the worse skin problems one can suffer is acne. Acne is a worse case of pimple. It is much bigger than ordinary pimples, and it can produce pus because it is infected by bacteria. What makes acne worse is that they appear in the face, at the back or sometimes, in other parts of the skin. Outbreak may also occur in particular times. Nonetheless, acne remedies can be easily done at home, so management of it is also easy.

Acne-Treatment

Start by making sure that your face is always clean. Bacteria propagate in dirty and oily skin. Wash your face at least thrice a day with cold water. Cold water will help in closing the pores of the skin which secretes oil and which can also be a passageway of dirt. Aside from this, you can also squeeze lemon on the rising water you are using. Lemons are known to have antibacterial capacity which will help in reducing bacteria production in your skin.

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At night before you sleep, apply honey in your face especially to the acne itself. Honey will help in reducing the inflammation of the acne as well as in the fast healing of open wounds created by acne. Baking soda and peppermint combination are also effective. Baking soda has antibacterial capacity; more than this, baking soda is very neutral making irritations less possible. The peppermint extract or fresh peppermint leaves can be placed on the acne. The coolness these leaves will produce will help ease acne irritation.

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