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Drinking Warm Water May Be The Best Thing To Improve Your Health & Wellbeng Naturally


Hot water has many benefits 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. The following are the health benefits of drinking hot water.



Sore Throat

Drinking 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.

Menstrual Cramps

For menstrual cramps, warm water therapy decreases uterine pain. The warm water will help improve the capillary circulation and help relax 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.

young woman sitting in bed with periodic menstrual cramps


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.


Those who are fond of eating without drinking water are probably experiencing constipation. The intestines consist of the small intestine, large intestine and rectum.


Churned food from the stomach passes through the small intestine for the nutrient to be absorbed by the help of villi in the small intestine, the waste is passed to the large intestine then to the rectum for ejection out of the body but it will be difficult if there is lack of water in the waste.


Lack of water in the body or fibre in food causes constipation. Although it is not a life-threatening condition, it is irritating.


Stella Metsovas, a clinical nutritionist and health expert in Food and Nutrition Science said woman are prone to hormone imbalance and constipation is one of the side effects. Drinking of warm water helps to avoid this and ease constipation.

young woman sitting on a chair holding her stomach due to severe constipation


Good night sleep is essential for your system, it’s inevitable. Drinking hot water will induce sleep and help soothe your nerves and make you feel relaxed. This can make you wake up to an empty stomach but you will feel rejuvenated and fresh.

Blood movement

Fat and heat aren’t friends, it’s a known fact. Drinking hot water helps melt fat deposits in your nervous system, loosens the muscles, free the system from toxins and improves blood circulation.

Weight Loss

It is highly recommended by physicians to drink hot water in the morning to lose weight. 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.

woman on weighing scale checking her weight gain due to kidney failure

Premature Aging

Toxins are not a friend of your body in any way. Accumulation of toxins in the body increases ageing. Toxins also make you prone to illness. With warm water, toxins will be flushed out of your body, it will repair your skin cells and your skin will be more elastic. This will add a healthy glow to your skin.

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Lawal Abdulmalik

Lawal is a freelance copywriter and blogger studying at the University of Ilorin, Nigeria. He is an avid Medium author with a passion for health and wellness content writing. You can read his other works here.

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