5 Ways To Stop Hangovers17 Comments Research shows that cysteine, a compound in eggs, can help counteract aldehyde, one of the chemicals that builds up in your body when you drink too much. Source: keko64 Orange Juice Some research [PDF] indicates that vitamin C accelerates alcohol metabolism, so a glass of orange juice (or some Emergen-C) might make you feel better. Bacon Sandwich Bacon apparently contains amino acids that help heal your alcohol-depleted brain. Advil The same study showed that an anti-inflammatory similar to ibuprofen (the active ingredient in Advil) had a similar hangover-reducing effect. Popping Advil when you have a hangover headache is kind of a no-brainer — but now there’s science to back you up. Be warned, though — habitual heavy drinking and Advil use can be bad for your stomach lining. Via: eclectic-euphoria Hummus In one study, drinkers who took pyritinol, a form of vitamin B6, during a party were less hungover the next day than those who didn’t take the vitamin. Chickpeas are an excellent source of B6, so snack on hummus while drinking to protect yourself from hangovers in advance. B1 may also have a protective effect, and it’s found abundantly in asparagus.