How to hinder a hangover

It’s all old news isn’t it? Hangovers cause us to vow to never repeat the exact routine we still choose to perform weekend after weekend; drink like a King one day, suffer what feels like a near death experience the next. Those of us partial to a libation or ten know that we have always done this to ourselves and will most likely continue to do so into adulthood. Besides the ever worsening nature of the morning after struggle to look forward to, it’s no wonder we question our decisions from the night before, whilst hunched over a lavatory pan,…

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The 5 stages of a typical hangover

Surviving a hangover is a difficult feat for anyone. We all love the night before; consuming a bit too much alcohol, pulling some dangerously cringe dance moves and eating greasy food that we otherwise wouldn’t touch with a barge pole. However the day after leaves a lot to be desired, making you question whether it was really worth it in the first place. For your amusement we have outlined the 5 stages of a typical hangover for the common student: 1. Hope The early morning rise where you momentarily forget what your name is, how old you are and why…

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Hangovers – who wants them?

Night after night you wake up head pounding and stomach churning. And every time you repeat the same words “I’m not drinking again!” That’s a hangover for you. But after a day of suffering you all end up doing it all over again. So how can you really avoid those dreadful hangovers? 1. Always line your stomach That doesn’t mean grab the nearest chocolate bar. This means have a proper meal. Or grab a glass of milk. It helps absorb the alcohol slower allowing you to drink for longer. 2. Alternate drinks Every few drinks have a glass of water….

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The best hangover cures

I’m sure you’ve all woken up in the morning after a night out and  felt as though the world was ending and that you never want to drink again. Well, I’m here to help with a list of hangover cures – the obvious being drink less, but it might already be too late for that. 1)      Eat Bananas This might not seem the normal hangover cure you are used to, but believe it or not a banana can work its magic and help make your nasty hangover disappear. When you’ve got a hangover your body has lost a lot of…

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How to be ill at University

You’ll soon realise, thanks to Fresher’s Flu that you have never, ever been alone and ill. Usually you have your mum taking care of you, making chicken soup and cups of tea on demand. You feel safe and comforted, knowing that your illness will get you a free pass out of the washing up or the hoovering.   However, when you live alone and have responsibilities such as a part-time job, or a flat to clean, or dinner to make, these luxuries are ones which you can’t really afford to take. That cup of tea you want to accompany your…

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