Expert tips from Dr. Michael Roizen on how to get rid of a hangover.

Q:Can hangovers be prevented? A:Theres only one surefire way to prevent hangovers: Dont drink too much! But when youre attending festivities where the alcohol is flowing freely, these steps can help make the next morning a little smoother and safer: Choose light alcohol over dark alcohol. Darker drinks contain substances called congeners that give flavor, color and aroma to alcoholand may also increase your chances of a hangover headache. Eat foods with healthy fats such as avocados or walnuts while you drink to help slow or delay alcohol absorption. Dr. Michael Roizen, internist, Cleveland Clinic's Chief Wellness Officer and co-founder of Get more expert answers here. Brought to you by: Spry Living