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I'm not a Dr but I believe there is something medicinal about.......

Mc Donald's breakfast after a night of heavy drinking! Honestly I'm 42 years old and for most of my adult life after a night of over indulging in some spirits nothing helps heal me than a good ole Mc Donald's breakfast.

I will admit I'm not a mc Donald's fan overall but it certainly plays an important role for me on days like this!

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  1. It's not the coffee. It's the Sausage McMuffin with egg and two hash browns, plus OJ that're the obvious cure, here.

    1. I'm not a doctor either, I only play one in real life, buy in my opinion if I have enough Filet-O-Fish sandwiches I can probably cure just about any ills.

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      1. re: ipsedixit

        My mom's chicken soup and homemade bread....cures all that ills me. Or, it can just be someone else cooking for me, other than myself. :)
        My husband swears by pickles after a night of indulging...

        1. re: liza219

          No offense to your husband but pickles would make me puke. No way can I stomach that sourness.

      2. After a life of heavy drinking I very much appreciate the sausage burrito, egg mcmuffin and sausage mcmuffin with egg. When I actually do have breakfast I always have one of the aforementioned options.

        1. Sorry, but it's actually a quarter-pounder that solves that medical problem ;)

          1. Every once in a while, greasy Jack in the Box tacos do the trick.

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            1. re: mrbigshotno.1

              "do the trick" of emptying one's GI system, yes!

              1. re: mrbigshotno.1

                That is exactly the way to go - with lots of hot sauce and napkins!

              2. From my carefree college years, I found that any greasy breakfast - eggs, hash browns, bacon, heavily buttered toast and lots of water helped tremendously.

                However, McD's and the other fast food joints made it easier to mainline the grease in under 5 minutes. :-)

                1. Cold pizza and hot coffee works every time. Have been known to order extra or cook one a day ahead to ensure it will be there when I need it.

                  1. Dunkin Donuts coffee, heaven help me.

                    1. Hahahaha Pickles, Pizza and Coffee, Taco's, Chicken Soup and Filet of Fish sandwich's OH MY!!! That's a wide range of hang over remedies.

                      I have always been the greasy breakfast guy....back in the younger years pork roll egg and cheese for sure. Now I'm too old/proud to show up to a diner without showering etc. so it's Mc' Donalds drive through for me and the various sausage breakfast sandwiches hit the spot!!

                      1. Sign me up for a sausage biscuit...with hash browns

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                        1. re: fldhkybnva

                          The Mc Donald's sausage egg and cheese biscuit is one of the better ones out there. I HATE endorsing Mc Donald's products but I'm not going to lie either!

                        2. Explains the near proximity of McD’s to college campuses nationwide – a hangover emergency room, if you will.

                          1. I believe Burger King Whoppers offer the more appropriate flavoring and chemical makeup for a post hangover meal. Something about the "flame broiled" char on the meat patties interacts with the acid in the stomach to calm it down, as well as the bile in your liver to stop if from shaking like a wet dog. And you have to pair it with a Sprite, not Coke. Sprite has a more refreshing and hydrating quality to than cola, and we don't need caffeine to add to our pounding head!

                            And besides, if you're up and at a McDonalds before they stop serving breakfast, you're not hungover!

                            1. I wholeheartedly agree! In university I lived in a house with 12 roommates and we liked to party. I was one of 4 who had a car and was often prevailed upon to pick up McD's breakfast for everyone. One time the cashier actually asked if it was all for me!

                              1. I am a doctor... I think the common theme among McDonalds breakfast, soup, pickles is the salt content. After heavy drinking, one is typically dehydrated, since alcohol acts as a diuretic. The body craves salt to help retain water and restore it to a state of hydration.

                                1. My inner Dr. practically forces me to order a pan pizza from Pizza Hut, along with boneless buffalo nuggets the day after an evening of over-imbibing.

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                                  1. re: schrutefarms

                                    My best friend has the same Dr.'s orders. He insists that pizza is a necessary prescription to be filled both while drunk and then the next morning while hungover because "it soaks up the alcohol."

                                  2. Hard to believe no one is voting for White Castle, the original sliders, serious ballast, esp. when taken en route home.

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                                    1. re: lemons

                                      That's because White Castles MUST be consumed while still inebriated (as per your "en route home" suggestion). No good can come of their ingestion once you have sobered up.

                                    2. Yeah, nothing like some good grease to cure what ails you. McD's sausage egg McMuffin two fer is often my goto.