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    23 Weird Yet Borderline-Brilliant Hangover Cures People Swear By

    Next time you're hungover, try running a 5k and eating sardines on toast.

    Editor's note: The only way to completely avoid a hangover is to not consume alcohol. And we can’t vouch for the efficacy of any of these remedies — try at your own risk!

    So, you had a few too many hot toddies this holiday and now you're paying the price with a brutal hangover? We asked the BuzzFeed Community for their weirdest, most efficient hangover cures. Here's what they said.

    1. A 7-Eleven slurpee and chicken taquitos.

    2. Sardines on toast

    3. A cocktail of Alka-Seltzer Lemon Lime, Emergen-C, and lemon La Croix.

    4. Pedialyte with saltine crackers or on its own.

    5. Chicken noodle soup and a coke.

    6. A banana and lots of water before bed.

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    "Before bed, drink a full glass (8-12oz) of water and eat a banana. I’ve never had a hangover since I started doing it."

    hbarney80

    7. A hot shower in total darkness, a mug of bone broth, and an edible.

    8. Gatorade and a coke.

    9. A cup of tea with milk right before bed.

    10. For those with a strong stomach (and a lot of courage), a 5k run.

    A woman running on a dirt path.
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    "If you're going to hurl, you should probably nix this method, but it works for me."

    joannaw4b216aa14

    11. Hot Cheetos or Takis with some Dr Pepper.

    A bag of flamin' hot Cheetos.
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    "Hot Cheetos or Takis combined with a Dr. Pepper and a whole lot of water. It works every single time for me!"

    hannahclark008

    12. A bacon and cheese toastie for breakfast.

    13. A glass of chocolate milk for the win.

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    "Chocolate milk with lots of ice."

    kiribaberuk

    "Sweet chocolaty milk helps settle your stomach, raises your blood sugar, and rehydrates your body."

    yakdetectorpattosan

    "A bacon egg and cheese with chocolate milk works like magic."

    cmcgov14

    14. Drinking sweet pickle juice.

    15. A bacon, egg, and cheese on an everything bagel.

    16. A big bowl of comforting congee.

    17. Cheese quesadillas.

    18. Canned pears.

    19. Pineapple juice...and lots of it.

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    "I'll drink a lot of pineapple juice (like, a galon) and it makes me feel better."

    bexsticles

    20. Fries covered in peanut sauce for breakfast.

    21. A Bloody Mary first thing in the morning.

    22. A Starbucks frappuccino (or anything blended and frozen).

    23. A bottle of Pocari Sweat.

    Do you have a go-to hangover cure that wasn't mentioned? Tell us in the comments below!

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