It’s that time of year again as students descend upon towns and cities all across the country for freshers week. One thing that is certain during freshers week, is that there will be one or two parties, a smidge of alcohol and of course the dreaded hangover.

Alcohol can be your best friend and your worst enemy. Who amongst us hasn’t felt like a zombie the day after a big night out? Waiting patiently for the alcohol to be filtered out of your system so you can get back to normal. There have always been differing theories on remedies for that thumping head and next day sluggishness. Ask a dozen people how to cure a hangover and you’ll get a dozen different answers.

Do any of them work? Well, there is no magic potion that’s for sure but here are some of the most bizarre ways people around the world try and speed up the hangover process:

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