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Why drinking water while standing isn’t good for your health

Drinking Water

We all know that ‘Water is life’. The human body is also made up of about 70 per cent water. We completely depend on water to stay alive but we become victims of dehydration when there is a lack of water in the body. For the body and every part of your body to work smoothly, you must drink about 2 to 3 litres of water every day. But do you know the right way to drink water? Now you must be thinking what kind of question this is, so let us tell you there is a right way to drink water. Due to a lack of information, many people start drinking water while standing. Let us tell you that drinking water while standing can make you vulnerable to many serious diseases.


Drinking water while standing can cause these problems

1. Kidney problems: Standing while drinking water heightens the risk of kidney ailments, particularly concerning for those already dealing with kidney problems.

2.Arthritis problems: For individuals battling arthritis, standing to drink water can exacerbate joint pain by increasing bodily fluid levels.

3. Lung issues : Consuming water while standing diminishes oxygen levels in the body, adversely affecting lung health.

4. Bad digestion: This habit can disrupt digestion, causing water to swiftly enter the stomach and potentially harm the lower digestive tract.

What is the right way to drink water?

The answer lies in sitting comfortably while drinking water. Opt for small sips rather than gulping it down all at once. This slower approach helps maintain the body’s electrolyte balance and ensures proper mineral intake, promoting overall well-being.

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