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What Are The Benefits of Drinking Hot Water?

Healthy drinking water is a vital commodity in life, FACT!  It is needed daily, plus is needed in sufficient quantity to replenish our bodies ( both inside & out ) and to help keep us healthy. Being healthy means maintaining an overall positive feeling of healthiness both physical and mental. Eating right, exercising, getting enough sleep, drinking lots of water are just a few things to be healthy. Maintaining a fit body and an ideal weight is necessary for good health. If you want to read some fun facts about the benefits of drinking water, head over to and read the article there on this.

Benefits of Drinking Hot Water


Usually, we drink our water cold, but some believe there are benefits to drinking hot water. True, it does not cool us on hot summer days, but there may be other benefits.



Some believe that drinking hot water is much like going to a sauna. It purifies the body. How? Their reasoning goes like this.

* As you are drinking hot water, your body temperature rises slightly.

* To maintain its average 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit, your body begins to perspire. Perspiration is its method of cooling itself.

* Perspiration induced by drinking hot water helps to  flush toxins from your body. By doing this it is helping to purify your bloodstream.

* By drinking hot water, you can thus purify mind and body.


To purify yourself, try drinking hot water once or twice a week. The water should be very warm so you will begin to perspire, but it should not burn your mouth. You should begin to sweat as your body tries to lower its temperature. When you stop sweating, try drinking hot water again to balance your temperature.


Some people believe that drinking hot water helps a person lose weight. As a result, it has become part of a healthy diet which is a good factor to consider.

Eases Sore Throats

Nothing worse than a sore throat especially when it combines with a chesty cough. Lemon or honey in hot water can help soothe this. often a sore throat is tied to either heavy cold symptoms or blocked nose. This leads onto the next point;

is drinking hot water good for you

Nasal Cavity Clearance

Drinking hot water can also be effective in clearing nasal cavities. If you are ill, drinking hot water can make you feel less congested. The water vapor causes the buildup in nasal cavities to loosen.

Why not coffee or tea? Drinking hot water gives you the warmth without dehydrating you as a caffeine drink will.

If drinking hot water plain is unappetizing to you, add a slice of lemon.


Avoid Drinking Hot Water from the Hot Water Tap


You should avoid drinking hot water from the hot side of the kitchen faucet, even though it saves time. Instead, let the cold water run a few moments, and take water from that side. Heat it on the stove until it is hot enough.


Why? Your water heater contains metals that can be dissolved by hot water. Some pipes in your home may have lead soldering, which also can be dissolved by hot water. Add to that the fact that municipal water impurities collect and precipitate in the bottom of your hot water heater.


If you are going to be drinking hot water, make sure it is as clean as your cold drinking water.

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