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Old    alan plotz (alanp)      Join Date: Apr 2001       09-27-2011, 5:17 PM Reply   
figured id try it out. gonna take a couple around midnight next time im drinking to try to reduce the effects of alcohol. anyone try this?
Old    Dan (hco)      Join Date: Jun 2006       09-27-2011, 6:31 PM Reply   
That sounds awful. If I am really out to get after it I will drink pedialyte (lite?) before I go to sleep. Every essential vitamin and mineral plus some extra.
Old    Johnny (guma)      Join Date: Sep 2009       09-27-2011, 7:18 PM Reply   
The headache part of a hangover is due to dehydration. Easiest way to prevent this is to drink water as you are having your alcoholic drinks. Haven't had a headache in the morning for years since I started doing this.
Old    Brett (bmcgee)      Join Date: Nov 2007       09-27-2011, 7:54 PM Reply   
A buddy of mine swears by this stuff. He came to the lake with us over the 4th of July weekend this summer and brought some with him. That was the first time i'd ever heard about it. He ended up talking me into giving it a try before we hit the water for the day. After a full day of drinking we went back to the house for dinner and i took some more before hitting a local bar out on the lake til around 1:00am or so... I woke up pretty early the next morning feeling like a million bucks (which is pretty rare if I drank quite a bit the night before).. not hungover at all. I haven't tried it since that night, but based on my one experience with it I would say it works. I'm usually pretty worthless the entire day after a night of heavy drinking, but I was up at 9 and ready to pull the boat out of the water and clean it up that morning.
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       09-27-2011, 7:55 PM Reply   
+1 for pedialyte

... and no shame in making yourself puke before too.... flush all the bad out, then chug the good
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       09-27-2011, 7:57 PM Reply   
... my thoughts is that the charcoal should work by soaking up the booze so your body doesn't.... like a booze filter
Old    Dustin Diaz (val_cal)      Join Date: Aug 2008       09-27-2011, 7:57 PM Reply   
Try a iv bag worked great for me.
Old    Train (ttrigo)      Join Date: Dec 2004       09-27-2011, 9:00 PM Reply   
Pedialyte or water is basically the same thing as an iv drip. Most of us dont have access to an iv drip, unless the drunken night puts you in the hospital, where a drip might be necessary!
Old    Ron T (Laker1234)      Join Date: Mar 2010       09-27-2011, 9:16 PM Reply   
Let us know the results. Hangovers hurt worse than they used to.
Old    Jason Buffalow (buffalow)      Join Date: Apr 2002       09-28-2011, 8:36 AM Reply   
I normally just leave my liver in my bed waiting for me when I go out.
Old    Nauti 210 (brett33)      Join Date: Apr 2011       09-28-2011, 8:49 AM Reply   
Quote:
Originally Posted by Laker1234 View Post
Hangovers hurt worse than they used to.
And cornbread and ice tea took the place of pills and ninety proof..
Old    Forrest (wazzy)      Join Date: Nov 2001       09-28-2011, 10:01 AM Reply   
I have used Chasers... might as well skip the pills & just drink the water every hour

And I have used Drinking Mate... seems to work pretty good & only have to take it after drinking, not during....
Old    Justin (jerasu98)      Join Date: Aug 2005       09-28-2011, 1:23 PM Reply   
You could try drinking less. You are getting old....er. I gave guys IVs, they thought it worked pretty well.
Old    Taylor Jensen (wakeboardertj)      Join Date: May 2005       09-28-2011, 5:16 PM Reply   
Make friends with nursing/medic students and order a few bags of .9% saline, hangover gone in 15 minutes . They jump at the chance to practice IV needle insertion.
Old    alan plotz (alanp)      Join Date: Apr 2001       09-28-2011, 8:30 PM Reply   
justin go change your newborn baby girl's diapers when im working on hangover prevention i dont need to be reminded thats is immature to be getting wasted at 35!
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       09-29-2011, 6:26 AM Reply   
Quote:
You could try drinking less. You are getting old....er. I gave guys IVs, they thought it worked pretty well.
Oppsite this.... drink more and do it more often... build that tolerance!
Old    Paul (psudy)      Join Date: Dec 2003       09-29-2011, 8:29 AM Reply   
Quote:
Originally Posted by jerasu98 View Post
you could try drinking less. You are getting old....er. I gave guys ivs, they thought it worked pretty well.
boooooo.
Old    Justin (jerasu98)      Join Date: Aug 2005       09-29-2011, 8:51 AM Reply   
haha. it's a boy - you must have been drinking when i told you. I didn't know you were younger then me. See what drinking does.
Old    Hate N Pain (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       09-29-2011, 1:29 PM Reply   
It works but one needs to take a pill or two every few drinks. They also use it in ER's for drug overdoses.
Old    plhorn (plhorn)      Join Date: Dec 2005       09-29-2011, 3:06 PM Reply   
If it filters the booze then why not drink water its cheaper. I want to feel the booze.
Old    Chance Alex (calexan)      Join Date: Dec 2008       09-29-2011, 5:46 PM Reply   
Drink better liquor.... when i downgrade thats when the hangover happens.
Old    Hate N Pain (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       09-29-2011, 8:30 PM Reply   
Cheaper liquor has a higher content of fusel alcohol which tends to cause worse hangovers than does the higher end stuff with greater levels of ethanol.
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       09-30-2011, 7:57 AM Reply   
My favorite hangover cure is coconut water. Whole foods and Trader Joe's carry a cold processed brand.

I drink only fine tequila, and I don't seem to be exempt from hangovers.

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