Relief of a hangover can be obtained by taking over-the-counter-pain-relievers, drinking plenty of water, eating soup and foods that contain fructose, and resting.
Review Date 4/8/2019
Updated by: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.