What is Hangxiety, "hangover" and "anxiety," feelings of anxiety experienced after consuming alcohol, typically during a hangover. Affects different people in different ways  - but here are some strategies to help avoid or minimize hangxiety:

  1. Moderate Alcohol Consumption: Limit the amount of alcohol you consume to avoid excessive intoxication, and spread the drinking period out over time

  2. Stay Hydrated: Drink plenty of water while consuming alcohol and before bed to stay hydrated, which can help reduce the severity of hangovers and associated anxiety.

  3. Eat Before Drinking: Eating a good meal before drinking alcohol can slow down its absorption in your system, eating items which are anti-oxidants beairng (like tomatoes) and stomach lining(like olive oil) can help

  4. Choose Your Drinks Wisely: Certain types of alcohol, such as darker spirits like whiskey or red wine, contain higher levels of compounds called congeners, which can contribute to more severe hangovers. Opt for lighter drinks like vodka or clear spirits(tequila) or lower alcohol wines with low residual sugar (like Wildebergs Meteorique Brut nature Mcc)

  5. Get Enough Sleep: Ensure you get adequate rest after consuming alcohol, as lack of sleep can exacerbate feelings of anxiety.

  6. Practice Mindfulness or Relaxation Techniques: Engage in relaxation techniques such as deep breathing, meditation, or yoga to calm your mind and alleviate anxiety symptoms. There are a number of good strategies to get your self into a good sleep condition

  7. Stay Active: Engage in physical activity the day after drinking to release endorphins and boost your mood, Go for a run, or 15minutes of good intensity training

  8. Hang out with furry friends: Interactions with furry friends - especially dogs can raise you spirits