North Korea invents hangover-free alcohol

North Korea Invents Hangover-Free Alcohol

An unexpected ally has emerged for those struggling to get over their hangovers every weekend.

North Korea claims to have made an extraordinary breakthrough in the world of alcoholic beverages.

According to a piece in the country's Pyongyang Times, the state-run company Taedonggang Foodstuff Factory has developed a spirit called Koryo Liquor that can be enjoyed without the aftereffects of a hangover.

One of the primary ingredients is reportedly indigenous, six-year-old ginseng which is known for its medicinal qualities.

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For some, coffee is a great way to help ease a hangover. However, some people may find it causes a stomachache.

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As drinking makes you dehydrated, water is a must to help both prevent and remedy a hangover.

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More often than not, a hangover comes with a nasty headache. Ibuprofen can help ease the pain of a headache the next morning. Some even swear that taking one before bed will help significantly.

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"Sweat it out!" Instead of laying around all day basking in your pain, try exercising your hangover away. Endorphins will help to boost your mood at the same time.

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The one sure fire way to avoid a hangover is to go sober for the night. Whether you opt to be the designated drive or not, avoiding alcohol all together is the only way to guarantee no hangover.

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It's undeniable that a greasy breakfast often makes you feel better initially, but most likely the feeling won't last. Just eggs is a better choice than the extra bacon and cheese grease.

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Sports drinks are a great way to rehydrate yourself after a long night of drinking.

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If you find your stomach feeling queasy the next day, try eating crackers or toast to help calm your stomach.

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Don't forget to take your daily vitamins if you're hungover--they will help get your body back on track.

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Like crackers and toast, Alka Seltzer is a great way to calm an upset stomach.

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If you can't bring yourself to exercise, hit the sauna to "sweat it out!"

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When in doubt, roll back over and get some more sleep until the hangover goes away.

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And the root's bitter quality is said to have been tempered with glutinous rice which has undergone a two-step process of being boiled then scorched.

Previously, sugar had been used to try and mask the bitterness but, the article states, it "failed to rid the liquor of hangover completely."

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