a blonde woman hungover on the table while having a glass of red wine.

How to Avoid Getting a Hangover

a blonde woman hungover on the table while having a glass of red wine.

Hangovers can leave you feeling drained and unable to focus, wishing you could stay in bed all day. Fortunately, there are practical steps you can take to avoid the dreaded hangover and get back to feeling your best the morning after a night out. This blog post will discuss how to prevent hangovers and how IV treatment can help a person recover from symptoms quickly. Let’s dive in!

Understanding How Alcohol Affects the Body

A left hand feeling the top of the water while being slightly submerged.Alcohol affects the body in various ways. When consumed, it’s quickly absorbed into the bloodstream and travels to every part of the body, including the brain. It begins to affect the central nervous system, altering mood and behavior.

The body processes alcohol differently than other substances, making it difficult to metabolize and eliminate alcohol from the body quickly. The longer alcohol remains in the body, the more likely it is to cause hangover symptoms.

Alcohol causes dehydration as a diuretic, drawing water out of cells and causing frequent urination. Dehydration can also contribute to headaches and nausea, two common hangover symptoms. Alcohol also causes inflammation, which can lead to feelings of tiredness and joint pain.

Alcohol is also a toxin that can cause the liver to work overtime, leading to fatigue, sluggishness, and other unpleasant symptoms. Lastly, alcohol can disrupt normal sleep patterns and cause people to wake up unrested, exacerbating hangover symptoms.

How can You Prevent Hangovers?

Hangovers can be prevented by taking certain steps to minimize their severity.

  • Drinking in moderation is essential to preventing a hangover. Drinking too much alcohol can lead to dehydration, resulting in nausea and headache the next morning. To reduce your risk of a hangover, drink no more than one or two alcoholic beverages per hour, and drink plenty of water in between.
  • Eating before and while drinkingrecovery from a cold is another effective way to prevent hangovers. Eating a meal before drinking can help slow the absorption of alcohol into the bloodstream. Eating while you drink can also help minimize the effects of alcohol on the body by providing additional nutrients to metabolize it.
  • Staying hydrated is another essential way to avoid hangovers. Alcohol has diuretic properties, which means that it causes dehydration and contributes to headaches and other symptoms the next day. Make sure to drink plenty of water throughout the evening and rehydrate with water or a sports drink in the morning.
  • Choose your beverages carefully. Alcoholic beverages also contain compounds called congeners that can contribute to hangover symptoms. Congeners are substances produced during fermentation, including methanol, acetone, and tannins. Darker colored drinks typically have higher levels of congeners, so if you want to reduce your risk of a hangover, stick to clear drinks like vodka, gin, and white wine.
  • Vitamin supplements can help prevent hangovers. Taking a supplement containing electrolytes before drinking can help replenish lost minerals caused by dehydration. Taking supplements such as milk thistle, prickly pear extract, artichoke extract, and amino acids can also help reduce hangover symptoms.

What is the Fastest Way That May Cure a Hangover?

iv vitamin drip at homeThe fastest and most effective way that may help you treat a hangover is with an intravenous (IV) infusion. A hangover IV is designed to quickly restore lost vitamins and electrolytes and can immediately relieve the symptoms of a hangover.

The IV contains vitamins such as B-12, B-complex, magnesium, calcium, and zinc, as well as anti-nausea and anti-inflammatory medication. Combining these ingredients helps reduce fatigue, rehydrate the body, replenish essential minerals, and reduce the severity of nausea and headaches. A quick and easy IV treatment can help you feel better and be more productive, even after a long night out.

Unlike traditional oral supplements and fluids, the intravenous delivery system allows the ingredients to be absorbed into the body more quickly and efficiently so that relief can be felt within an hour of the treatment. In addition, the IV can be administered at home by a trained healthcare professional who can come to your home and help with the treatment.

No matter the hangover’s severity, a hangover IV can provide fast relief. If you ever find yourself dealing with the effects of a night of overindulgence, consider getting a hangover IV – it may just be the quickest way back to feeling like yourself again!


A hangover can be extremely unpleasant. Fortunately, you can take steps to reduce the chances of developing a hangover or at least lessen the severity. With a little planning and being mindful of your alcohol consumption, you can enjoy a night out without worrying about having a hangover the next day.

If you do experience a hangover, the fastest and most reliable way to relieve symptoms is through an IV treatment. Professional medical staff can provide the necessary vitamins, minerals, and fluids to help your body recover quickly and efficiently. No matter what steps you take, however, always drink responsibly so you can prevent the dreaded hangover in the first place.

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Recover from a big night out with our hangover IV. This treatment helps relieve hangover symptoms by rehydrating, restoring, and replenishing your body. Infusions take less than an hour and are administered by one of our licensed nurses.

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Hangover IV - Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in our hangover IV?

Our Hangover IV treatment contains a blend of IV fluids, electrolytes, vitamins and medication to restore the vitamins in your body and help your body battle with the unwanted hangover symptoms. Among the main ingredients are B-Complex vitamins, Vitamin B12, Toradol and Anti-Nausea medication. 

Why is hangover IV much more effective than hangover drinks?

Hangover IV is more effective than hangover drinks because the IV solution is introduced directly into your blood without having to go through the digestive system which is already overloaded. This means you will feel the effects much faster and feel much better very quickly. 

How long does it take for our Hangover IV to start working?

It usually takes between 30-60 minutes for you to feel the benefits of our Hangover IV drip.

What are the levels of hangover severity?

IV therapy in general is FDA approved. Our nurses are overseen by our Medical Director, Abe Malkin, and every nurse is registered and certified per state standards.

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