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Hangover
What is it?
Drinking too much alcohol usually result in hangover. A person with hangover is suffering from dehydration and the symptoms include nausea and vomitting, tiredness and headache. To prevent a hangover do not drink on an empty stomach. Drink plenty of water beforehand. Some people find that a glass of milk to be an effective substitute for water, others swear by a dessert spoon of oil. With a hangover water is the best drink to replace fluids and eating a slice of dry wholemeal toast will help to replace the blood sugar which the alcohol destroy and so help reduce weakness, dizziness and trembling. Fresh air should also help to clear the head.
Symptoms:
Dehydration, dizziness, vomitting, trembling, tiredness, headache, nausia.
Conventional Practice:
Doctors mostly agree that time is the best cure. Stay in bed, keep warm and take painkillers.
Alternative Treatments:
  Herbal Medicine
  The medicinal use of herbs is said to be as old as mankind itself. Tribes still use their traditional knowledge of plant and their healing properties passed on from generation to generation. The armies of slave workers who laboured to build the Egyptian pyramids took a daily ration of garlic to ward off the pestilential fevers and infections that were rife at the time. More Info
  Naturopathy
  Naturopathy has concentrated on helping the body to cure itself. It aims to do this by means of various therapies, chiropractic, diets and dieting, exercise, hydrotherapy, massage, osteopathy, relaxation and breathing, and yoga. It also encourages people to think positively in terms of good health. More Info
   



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