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21 Totally Unscientific Hangover Cures That Just Might Work

All of the carbs please.

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We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to share the hangover cures they swear by. Here are their interesting answers:

1. A shot of olive oil.

According to Twitter user @yyeshurun, olive oil is a "Russian prevention technique. Before you drink anything, take a shot of pure olive oil."
Creative Commons / Flickr: mroconnell

According to Twitter user @yyeshurun, olive oil is a "Russian prevention technique. Before you drink anything, take a shot of pure olive oil."

2. Kool Soft Gel Sheets.

"I buy 'Be Kool Soft Gel Sheets for Kids' at my local drugstore or Target. Commonly used for children with fevers, but they work on 'big kids' too! There's menthol mixed into the gel, which cools the head and helps to draw out pain. I drink a bottle of water, take two OTC pain pills, slap a patch on my forehead and I'm good to go the next day!" — HockeyMakeup
walgreens.com / Via Facebook: HockeyMakeup

"I buy 'Be Kool Soft Gel Sheets for Kids' at my local drugstore or Target. Commonly used for children with fevers, but they work on 'big kids' too! There's menthol mixed into the gel, which cools the head and helps to draw out pain. I drink a bottle of water, take two OTC pain pills, slap a patch on my forehead and I'm good to go the next day!" — HockeyMakeup

3. More alcohol.

According to Mimi Olavarrieta, not stopping is the best way to go.
Creative Commons / Flickr: quinndombrowski

According to Mimi Olavarrieta, not stopping is the best way to go.

4. Pickle juice.

"Definitely pickle juice before bed." — andreaa42c1da691
Creative Commons / Flickr: 24013072@N05

"Definitely pickle juice before bed." — andreaa42c1da691

5. Weed, ginger ale, and ramen.

Via Kirstin Felix.
Creative Commons / Flickr: 666_is_money

6. Powerade, aspirin, a full breakfast, and red OR green salsa.

"Before you go to sleep, drink a liter of Powerade or Gatorade and take a couple aspirin or ibuprofen. (No, you won't be up all night peeing. You're dehydrated from the booze.) When you wake up, you need bacon, eggs, home fries, and toast, preferably with salsa (either red or green)." — Nikki Ourand Lambert
Creative Commons / Flickr: jeffreyww

"Before you go to sleep, drink a liter of Powerade or Gatorade and take a couple aspirin or ibuprofen. (No, you won't be up all night peeing. You're dehydrated from the booze.) When you wake up, you need bacon, eggs, home fries, and toast, preferably with salsa (either red or green)." — Nikki Ourand Lambert

7. Wawa breakfast sandwich, Tums, and Gatorade.

"Wawa turkey, sausage, egg white, and cheese, Tums, and a cool blue Gatorade — the one with the sport top." —Amy Malllgrave

8. McDonald's Coke and a hermit lifestyle.

"Coke from McDonald's and a dark room." — dakotamarieh
Creative Commons / Flickr: vividlime

"Coke from McDonald's and a dark room." — dakotamarieh

9. Work out and throw up.

"Eight-mile run and a bucket." — feedingflamingo
Creative Commons / Flickr: robertoberlim

"Eight-mile run and a bucket." — feedingflamingo

10. Ancient Irish river sand.

"Have someone bury you up to the neck in wet river sand — Ancient Irish cure, works for me every time. If it's ocean sand or lake sand honestly, tho, don't even bother." — vomkurtzpuke
Creative Commons / Flickr: 50070022@N08

"Have someone bury you up to the neck in wet river sand — Ancient Irish cure, works for me every time. If it's ocean sand or lake sand honestly, tho, don't even bother." — vomkurtzpuke

11. A healthy smoothie.

"I make this smoothie with strawberries, mangos, peaches, carrots, and a dash of lime. And I use frozen yogurt and vanilla soy milk. So tasty! And great for my hangover. My friends swear by it." — amys45e8e2ff5
Creative Commons / Ken Hawkins / Flickr: khawkins04

"I make this smoothie with strawberries, mangos, peaches, carrots, and a dash of lime. And I use frozen yogurt and vanilla soy milk. So tasty! And great for my hangover. My friends swear by it." — amys45e8e2ff5

12. Glucose tablets.

"Glucose tablets. Works like a charm every time!" —katies4be5bfd9f
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"Glucose tablets. Works like a charm every time!" —katies4be5bfd9f

13. Liquid Jell-O.

"Sounds weird, but liquid Jell-O. Just mix warm/hot water with a Jell-O packet and sip on it. You get electrolytes and it gels in your stomach when you can't keep anything down." —taylorb461b6566d
Creative Commons / Flickr: 39908901@N06

"Sounds weird, but liquid Jell-O. Just mix warm/hot water with a Jell-O packet and sip on it. You get electrolytes and it gels in your stomach when you can't keep anything down." —taylorb461b6566d

14. Pizza

"Pizza. Everything is better with pizza…" —lydiar4b4df6cd6
Creative Commons / Jyotirmoy Das / Flickr: jyotidas

"Pizza. Everything is better with pizza…" —lydiar4b4df6cd6

15. Raw asparagus.

"Raw asparagus. I had some at the cafeteria I worked at the morning after a fun night out, and it made me feel way better. I don't think I blacked out that night?" —awesomesocks
Creative Commons / Flickr: calliope

"Raw asparagus. I had some at the cafeteria I worked at the morning after a fun night out, and it made me feel way better. I don't think I blacked out that night?" —awesomesocks

16. A cold...hand shower?

"Running cold water on my hands." —niamhk4f4e17f04
Creative Commons / Flickr: theseanster93

"Running cold water on my hands." —niamhk4f4e17f04

17. Chicken pho and sweet tea.

Via mgraham0627
Creative Commons / Flickr: johnjoh

18. Menudo.

Via allegrac2.
Creative Commons / Flickr: togawanderings

Via allegrac2.

19. Vita Coco and two Aleve.

Via elizabethk432cf763f.
Creative Commons / Flickr: jeepersmedia

20. Poutine.

"Embrace your inner Canadian and eat poutine (best hangover food EVER)." —mariloulebeld
Creative Commons / Flickr: joeshlabotnik

"Embrace your inner Canadian and eat poutine (best hangover food EVER)." —mariloulebeld

21. CARBS.

"Bacon sandwich, or just any fatty food with carbs. Sometimes leftover pasta reheated in a skillet with eggs and sausage mixed in — depends on whatever I can find in the house usually." —mthompson116
Creative Commons / Flickr: jakeprzespo

"Bacon sandwich, or just any fatty food with carbs. Sometimes leftover pasta reheated in a skillet with eggs and sausage mixed in — depends on whatever I can find in the house usually." —mthompson116

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