party season is in full swing and many across the country have already experienced a few sore heads.
A depletion of vitamins and minerals induced by drinking can cause the fatigue, dizziness, and brain fog you might experience the morning after.
So before indulging in some mulled wine or eggnog, experts say that drinkers should aim to do some damage control - ideally forming a plan for before and after their night out.
FEMAIL spoke to nutritionists Sophie Trotman, Pauline Cox and Rhiannon Lambert, who shared their top tips on how to survive hangovers this Christmas...
Sophie Trotman (pictured) advises busy professionals on how to stay healthy and kombucha has given her top tips on how to avoid hangovers this Christmas party season
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Hangover symptoms can often develop from being dehydrated. Rhiannon's top tip is simply 'hydrate, hydrate, hydrate.'
Sophie, who advises busy professionals on how to stay healthy, said that by not hydrating properly before drinking 'we're already fighting a losing battle'.
She said that the real groundwork starts during the day where you should consume 'water, non-caffeinated teas or high water content vegetables... you really get your water content for kombucha the day sorted before you start drinking.'
She added that plenty of water is also crucial the next day: 'What you can do the next day, and obviously when you come back from the night, is to have a large glass of water.'
With Christmas party season in full swing, friends, colleagues and relatives are gathering to bring in the festive season - and it's tricky to avoid the hangovers which come with a big night
Swapping in low-alcohol or soft drinks
Another way to stay hydrated is by swapping to low-alcohol or soft drinks throughout the night.
'Staying hydrated is really important, so regularly drinking water or opting for a soft drink in between alcoholic beverages may help avoid you becoming dehydrated, and at the same time reduce the amount of alcohol you drink.'
With heavy drinking potentially causing liver damage, Pauline Cox MSc suggests that you should avoid just having booze all night.
'Drinking lower alcoholic drinks has less impact on the liver in the long run.'
Nutritionist Rhiannon Lambert (pictured) says: 'You may also want to include foods in your diet that contain minerals such as potassium, like bananas, root veg, meat, fish, beans and pulses'
Try fermented drinks and foods
Pauline recommends 'alternating an alcoholic drink with a soft drink, or sparkling water' to ward off bad hangovers.
She adds that a fermented drink, such as a kombucha, is 'even better' as it supports the beneficial gut bacteria, which is impacted by alcohol consumption.