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24 of the Best Hangover Foods to Ease Your Pain

PureWow Logo By letters@purewow.com (Alexia Dellner) of PureWow | Slide 1 of 25: Excessive drinking prompts a few (bad) things to happen to your body. Too much booze can also trigger an inflammatory response, as well as irritate the stomach lining and lead to dehydration. Cue symptoms like headaches, nausea, fatigue, dizziness and excessive thirst. Fortunately, in most cases, hangovers will go away on their own in about 24 hours. But you may feel better sooner by consuming the right foods and drinks. Enter these miracle workers below. (Warning: “Hair of the dog,” meaning having another alcoholic drink, will not relieve your hangover. If anything, it'll just delay those symptoms, immunologist Dr. Jenna Macciochi told BBC.)

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Excessive drinking prompts a few (bad) things to happen to your body. Too much booze can also trigger an inflammatory response, as well as irritate the stomach lining and lead to dehydration. Cue symptoms like headaches, nausea, fatigue, dizziness and excessive thirst. Fortunately, in most cases, hangovers will go away on their own in about 24 hours. But you may feel better sooner by consuming the right foods and drinks. Enter these miracle workers below. (Warning: “Hair of the dog,” meaning having another alcoholic drink, will not relieve your hangover. If anything, it'll just delay those symptoms, immunologist Dr. Jenna Macciochi told BBC.)

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