How to deal with a hangover?
The first day of the year is the kind of day when most of the Earth’s population suffers from the so-called. the previous day syndrome. So how to cope with a hangover? The simplest answer is not to drink, but if you’re reading this, it’s already too late for that. We will try to zoom in on some solutions to help you get through this terrible day.
To cope with a penetrating bóheadache and other ailments, one must first find out what a hangover really is. Its first symptoms occur just a few hours after the last glass. In addition to the aforementioned bólemme head to characteristic symptomsóin a hangover include dry mouth and increased thirst, hypersensitivity to light and noise, ogólne malaise. Sometimes vomiting can also occur.
Only a small part of the alcohol consumed is excreted in the urine. The rest is metabolized headównie in the liver. Alcohol dehydrogenase is responsible for this, whichóra turns ethanol into acetaldehyde, który is up to 30 times more toxic than alcohol itself. Next comes another group of enzymesów – aldehyde dehydrogenase, whichóra oxidizes acetaldehyde to form acetic acid.
Alcohol has been known to mankind for at least 5,000 years. Throughout this time, countless ways have been createdóin dealing with the effects of the previous day’s activity. According to the ancient Greeksów helped by wearing a necklace made of Alexandrian laurel leaves. Romans, on the other hand, believed that the best for a hangover is fried canard. Around the same time, the Chinese on the second day enjoyed herbal tea, whichóra, as it turned out after a study supportedómodern scientistsów, contained dihydromyricetin, and this counteracts alcohol poisoning and relieves withdrawal symptoms.
From more interesting waysóIn the fight against a hangover was used in the Middle Ages in Sicily the custom of chewing dried bull penis. Unfortunately, no records have survived to prove whether this technique was effective. Wild West toughs, on the other hand, ate the feces of królika. In our area ancestors for a centuryów used the principle „what you’ve been eating, cure yourself with”, która to this day has its followersów.
What to do on the second day to get rid of the symptom fasteróin a hangover? First of all, you need to hydrate your body, which means you need to drink a lot. Non-carbonated mineral water will be the best, but tomato juice (contains potassium which is good for the nervous system), fruit juices (vitamin C) or isotonic drinks will also be a good option.
If it is very bad, you can sprób to drink the so-called. wedge. This will help comórkom wróc to life, but you have to be careful not to overdo it, because again acetaldehyde will be formed.
Physical activity will certainly help. Showering will cause skóra will breathe better, and walking will oxygenate the body. Despite the fact that after consuming a large dose of alcohol you have no appetite, it is worth breaking through and eating. A good idea would be scrambled eggs or sour soup (sour soup, cabbage soup).
Despite advanced medicine, it has not yet been possible to find substances thatóra would neutralize the effects of an uncontrolled event. On someóre symptoms there is no way and you simply have to wait it out.