Hot Water



Hot water has many benefit for human health other than just drinking it to relieve you of cold or clear your throat. Recent research revealed that drinking hot water on an empty stomach is beneficial to human health. Drinking of Lemon-infused water helps the organs to function properly and free the systems of free radicals. You are encouraged to drink 8 oz of water in a day. 

We’ve probably also all heard doctors say that drinking roughly eight glasses of water a day is ideal. However, what most people don’t know is that warm water and hot water have some exclusive benefits of their own that you just can’t get when you drink water cold.

The following are the health benefits of drinking hot water:

1. Assist with nasal and throat congestionDrinking warm water helps to soothe pains. You are advised to take warm water if you feel discomfort in your throat or your voice might be low due to stressing your vocal cord. Those that supervised an event can relate to this. Shouting on top of your voice means you are stressing your vocal cord.
Drinking hot water is an excellent natural remedy for colds, coughs and a sore throat. It dissolves phlegm and also helps to remove it from your respiratory tract. As such, it can provide relief from a sore throat. It also helps in clearing nasal congestion.

2. Constipation : "Constipation occurs when a person has difficulty emptying the large bowel. Home remedies and lifestyle changes can often help resolve it, but sometimes, it may need medical attention."

Hot water is fantastic for helping your body to detox. When you drink hot water, your body temperature begins to rise, which results in sweat. You want this to happen because it helps to release toxins from your body and cleanse it properly. For optimal results, add a squeeze of lemon before drinking.

3. SleepGood night sleep is essential for your system, it's inevitable. Drinking hot water will induce sleep and helps soothes your nerves and make you feel relaxed. This can make you wake up to an empty stomach but you will feel rejuvenated and fresh.

4. Menstrual CrampsFor menstrual cramps, warm water therapy decreases uterine pain. The warm water will help improve the capillary circulation and helps relaxes the muscles of your stomach and uterine wall. When you are experiencing menstrual cramps, warm water can be your saviour because menstrual pain is caused by muscle tissue that is stressed because of period contractions. Drinking warm water will lessen the pain of menstrual cramps.

5. Weight Loss  Drinking hot water will break down the adipose tissue, this will make you lose more weight. It also helps to increase body temperature, improves body metabolic rate because it will allow the body to burn more calories. Another tip is that you can infuse warm water with lemon because it hastens the process. Also, to lose weight, Lemon’s pectic fibres will reduce your appetite and craving for foods, this will make you eat less, in turn, losing weight.

6. Promote Hair GrowthActivating the roots of your hair has another added benefit—growth! The hot water promotes the regular activity of the roots and subsequently accelerates the growth of your hair.

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