Does the drinking of warm water offer any exceptional health benefits?

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There have been some occurrences of arguments between people that love drinking warm water and those that prefer it cold, as regards the benefits of both types of water to human health. The cold water drinkers believes that cold water is more healthy to drink compared to warm water, while on the contrary, the warm water drinkers stands on their ground that their choice is more friendly to human health,

After a tedious exercise, we all agree that the first thing we should be reaching out for is a glass of chilled/cold water because it gives the best relief at that point in time. The same situation goes during hot periods, i doubt if there is any individual that will choose a glass of warm water to that of cold water, except be it for any medical reason. The cold water sends a chill feel right from the mouth straight to the intestine, and in one way or the other, it reduces the temperature of our internal environment.

With this exceptional quality of cold water, the cold water lovers believe they have a strong point which supersedes any other point that is been raised by their oppositions. " Water is water, irrespective of the temperatures" that is all they say. Like we all know, water is very essential in maintaining the health of our body, be it warm or cold. It allows toxins to be flushed out from our system through our stools and urine, and it also provides lubrication for our joints. These are some of the important functions of water that benefits human health. 

Because of these important properties of water, most doctors do advise that we take at least 8 glasses of water in a day, it is of great importance. However, it is quite surprising that most people are not aware that warm water offers an exceptional health benefit to human health, which cannot be achieved when we drink cold water. Read on to see the exceptional health benefits of drinking warm water.

1. Weight loss
If you want to maintain a healthy metabolism, then i will advise that you always drink warm water. Warm water is also useful if you are interested in shedding off some weight. This is best achieved when you kick start your metabolism every morning by drinking a glass of warm water combined with lemon. Additionally, warm water assist in breaking down the body fats (adipose tissues) found inside your body.

2. Helps in nasal and throat congestion
Drinking of warm water is a useful in the treatment of cold, coughs, catarrh, and sore throat. It dissolves phlegm and also helps to remove it from your respiratory tract. As a result of this, it provides relief when someone is suffering from sore throat. It also aids in the clearing of nasal congestion.

3. Reduces menstrual cramp
If as a female, you do experience menstrual cramps more often, then it will be a great deal if you always take a glass of warm water instead of  cold one. Warm water function greatly in reducing menstrual cramps, this is as a result of the calm and soothing effect on the abdominal muscles resulting from the heat of warm water. This soothing effect eventually helps in reducing cramps experienced during menstruation.

4. Body detoxification
Warm water is a great tool for body detoxification. After drinking a glass of warm water, you will notice that your body temperature will begin to rise, which eventually leads to sweating. Sweating is a means by which toxins are excreted from the body, through the sweat pores. If you want to achieve a better result, add some squeeze of lemon juice before drinking it.

5. Prevents premature ageing
One of the negative effect of toxins is that they makes us to age faster, which is prevented by detoxification when we drink warm water. Also, the drinking of water helps in the repair of skin cells that are affected by harmful free radicals and increasing the elasticity of your skin. Regular drinking of warm water makes your damaged skin to become smoother.

6. Prevents acne and pimples
From detoxification, warm water cleanses our body and also eradicate the root causes of pimples and acne-related infections.

7. Hair health and vitality
Regular drinking of warm water is also essential for maintaining soft and shiny hair. It gives energy to the nerve endings in the hair roots, thereby making them active. This is highly important in restoring the natural vitality of the hair and keeping it healthy.

8. Promotes hair growth
The activation of the root hairs also have another useful function. which is the promotion of hair growth. The warm water promotes the normal activities of the hair roots, which eventually accelerates the growth of the hair.

9. Prevents dandruff
If you will notice, the regular drinking of warm water always keep the hair scalp hydrated. This helps in fighting against dry scalp or dandruff. If you are experiencing dandruff, then it is the right time for you to switch to the regular drinking of warm water.

10. Enhances blood circulation and promotes a healthy nervous system
Another exceptional health benefits of drinking warm water is that it enhances blood circulation, which is an essential factor for proper muscle and nerve activity. Adding to this, it also keeps the nervous system healthy by breaking down the deposits located around it.

11. Helps in digestion
Warm water is specifically beneficial for human digestion. Research have proven that the drinking of cold water during or after a meal is capable of hardening the oil present in the consumed foods. This activity can lead to the creation of fat deposits on the inner wall f our intestines, which may lead to intestinal cancer. It would be healthier to replace the glass of cold water with that of warm water, in order to avoid this problems. In conclusion, hot water is very beneficial to digestion, which is the main aim after food consumption.

12. Bowel movements
Talking about digestion, the drinking of warm water will always maintain and keeps it regular, it will also make your bowel movements to be healthy and pain free. Dehydration is capable of leading to chronic problems with constipation. When the stools get accumulated inside the large intestine, the movement of the bowel becomes slower. It is quite healthy and advisable that you drink a glass of warm water with an empty stomach once you wake up every morning. This act decomposes any remnant foodstuffs and makes the movement of the particles to become smoother and less painful through the intestine.

I hope these 12 points have answered your question concerning the exceptional health benefits of drinking warm water. The answer is definitely, YES!
Does the drinking of warm water offer any exceptional health benefits? Reviewed by Chibuzor Aguwa on 4/06/2016 08:13:00 pm Rating: 5

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