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10 Healthy Ways to Help a Hangover - Health

10 Healthy Ways to Help a Hangover - Health
While it's not something I'm proud of, I've got plenty of hangovers under my belt. See, despite all of my healthy practices—yoga, deep breathing, clean cosmetics, brown rice and kale eating—I'm just not that great at saying no to that third or fourth drink once I get going. Bless those of you who are—and damn those of you who are immune to hangovers altogether! Apparently you exist, and you are lucky. But while I am working on my to-don't list (new rule: don't drink before dinner), I've also concluded that the only thing worse than a hangover is the guilt and self-loathing that can come with it. And where does that take most of us? Got any to add? Have some miso soup with your eggs. Take a handful of omega 3s—and then repeat. Drink kombucha tea. Have sex or just a good cuddle. Get some body work. Try some hydrotherapy. Do some exercise—but just a little bit! Have a banana/blueberry/kale/lemon smoothie. Drink coconut water from a coconut. Enjoy your hangover.

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