Your Epic Hangover: 15 Science-Backed Ways to Cure and Prevent Them


In hindsight, maybe that fifth (or tenth) shot of tequila was a bad idea, but now it’s too late because the queasiness and pounding headache is setting in from an epic hangover — but before you reach for a greasy breakfast and a Bloody Mary to calm your symptoms, you may want to try some hangover remedies that have science (and experts) on their side.

Our Best Ever Hangover Remedies

Coffee and Aspirin
This classic best hangover cure duo is backed up by a 2011 study which found that the caffeine in coffee and anti-inflammatories in aspirin counteract the headache-inducing effects of alcohol.

Asparagus Cleans Your System
Not the most appealing hangover nosh, but Korean researchers have found that the amino acids found in asparagus are a good source of breaking down alcohol, preventing the toxins from it to stay in your system too long.

Pickle Juice to Hydrate
Sure, sounds pretty weird (and gross) but pickle juice contains vinegar, salt, and water — all of which can help rehydrate and replenish electrolyte and sodium levels in your dehydrated body.

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