Whether your favoured team suffers an epic victory or a shameful defeat, large amounts of drinking often follow the grand final. Ensure you're vaguely functional come Saturday and Sunday morning with our hangover minimisation tips.
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I don't want to depress you, but the simple fact is this: the only way to avoid a hangover is not to get drunk in the first place. But where's the fun in that on Australian sport's biggest weekend? We've run plenty of useful tips for dealing with hangovers in the past, so I've collected the best of them together here for easy reference.
Hangover Cures: Myth, Legend, Fact
Our comprehensive guide to dealing with hangovers, covering what works, what doesn't and with many tempting pictures of egg-based dishes. Speaking of which . . .
Have Miso Soup And Eggs For Breakfast To Beat Back A Hangover
It's all about the probiotics, apparently. But if that sounds too exotic . . .
Bacon Sandwiches Can Speed Up Hangover Recovery
Bacon. That is all.
Drink Lighter-Coloured Liquors To Avoid Hangovers
This may not work so well with beer, but if you're hitting the liquor, it's worth considering. Sake can also be your friend here.
What Alcohol Actually Does To Your Brain And Body
Knowing how it happens won't stop the hangover, but it does give the less sports-enthused an additional conversation topic.
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