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Why Is it Healthy to Drink Hot Water?

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Dr Janardhana Hebbar

Curejoy Expert Dr.Janardhana Hebbar Explains:

Most people do not routinely drink hot (warm) water. It is only when we suffer from colds and fever that we forcefully have it. Most of us prefer cold water as it suits the taste buds. But the regular drinking of hot water can help to improve digestive functions, assist in weight loss and detox the body. Ayurveda promotes the use of warm water, for its healing and curative benefits, over cold water.

Safe: Boiled water decreases the number of bacterial organisms found in water, making hot water superior to room temperature or cold water by reducing your exposure to opportunistic infections.

Cleanser: Drink a glass of hot water early in the morning will flush out toxins from the body and cleanse the system. You can mix hot water with honey or lemon for best results.

Constipation Relief: Having a glass of hot water on an empty stomach in the morning improves bowel movements by breaking down food particles and increasing the hydration to cure constipation.

Weight loss: Hot water breaks down fat deposits from the body and helps in weight loss. Have a glass of hot or warm water with either lemon or honey or both, after every meal.

Cures cold and cough: One of the health benefits of drinking hot or warm water is it reduces throat pain, liquefying thick mucous in your sinuses and esophagus, acting as an effective expectorant.

Increases sweating: Drinking hot water increases the body temperature, triggering the body’s response to cool down the temperature through sweating. Sweating helps clean the skin cells by taking out excess water and salt from the cells and body.

Soothes cramps and aches: Drinking a glass of hot water with carom seeds is an effective home remedy to cure menstrual cramps. If you have stomach pain, headache or body pain, have a glass of hot water to get instant relief.

Dr Janardhana Hebbar

Senior Ayurvedic Consultant at CureJoy, Dr. Hebbar has authored 4 books on Ayurveda. Special interests are Kayachikitsa (Internal Medicine) and Shalya chikitsa (Surgery).

Dr Janardhana Hebbar

Senior Ayurvedic Consultant at CureJoy, Dr. Hebbar has authored 4 books on Ayurveda. Special interests are Kayachikitsa (Internal Medicine) and Shalya chikitsa (Surgery).

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133 comments
ChandruPal
ChandruPal 5pts

I drink water everyday morning past 12 years! I do it because I feel thirsty everyday morning when I wakeup. I can say from my personal expertise.. none of this claim in true!

AtotheG
AtotheG 5pts

What the fuck is this guy a doctor of?

Total horseshit

Irene Velarde
Irene Velarde 5pts

i think idea in both temps s reving up ur internal enne to adgust to eithet and...

Stephanie Brown
Stephanie Brown 5pts

I learned this while living in Korea. Most Americans drink ice water. Which I don't think have many benefits compared to these.

Yesenia Perez
Yesenia Perez 5pts

It all makes sense now, a couple of years back I was in France for work and I noticed some of the Indian people drinking hot water and I wondered ever since why but I didn't have the guts to ask them why they did it.

ChandruPal
ChandruPal 5pts

The reason Indian drink hot water is not health benefit! They can't handle cold water when it is cold outside

:(

Joan Kuchta
Joan Kuchta 5pts

Did Chip and Joann Gaines do remodel? \U0001f603

Adriana Gonzalez
Adriana Gonzalez 5pts

Does it really matter, I mean our internal body heat is already 98* , that if we drink cold water it really doesn't matter, does it, even if we r running a cold our body temp must be even higher n will ajust

Alan Lee
Alan Lee 5pts

Omg, this is utter rubbish man. I have to agree with Kelvin Lee. It is such nonsense and having a great impact on your credibility. I don't even need to quote other scientific test on cold water, but it is such a pain to read. You do not have anything else to post? Please do research on cold water and therapy. God bless.

Kelvin Lee
Kelvin Lee 5pts

B/S SITE IS A DEAD END IT GOES NOWHERE

Chandanee Sembhoo
Chandanee Sembhoo 5pts

Hot water not good for people suffering from ulcer r gastrics!

Jawdat Hanayshe
Jawdat Hanayshe 5pts

Fifth conclusion that the great and the prophets do not die, but the bad guys are corrupt die+palestine+jenin+4/10/2015+perugia +jenin

Urmil Sapra
Urmil Sapra 5pts

Plz suggest me jb mein hot water lati hu mera weight to km hota h but hair falling bhut jyada hone lgti h or inchis m koi km nhi hota so mujhe lena chaiye ya ni

Lisa Roberts
Lisa Roberts 5pts

Cold water takes away your engery cause your body is fighting to being temp to normal rm temp water great and warm water with lemon juice in morning clears all the toxins..

Andie Burkins
Andie Burkins 5pts

I make coffee with alkaline water to cut the acidity.

Victor Chen
Victor Chen 5pts

Can we heat alkaline water and drink it, Dr Janardhana?

Jana Gilmore
Jana Gilmore 5pts

I would rather drink warm or hot water any day than ice cold water. I drink a glass of warm or hot water every day when I get up

Kd Banister
Kd Banister 5pts

in addition to all of that.....it promotes a relaxed, healthy digestion, getting all the enzymes n such going to properly digest your foods.

Germaine Turner Oguaman
Germaine Turner Oguaman 5pts

As far as drink is fine. But watching the weight loss video toooo long and says nothing.

Reina Roberts
Reina Roberts 5pts

Hot water and lemon juice the best 4" ur " in.and out body ♡♡♡

Mirtha Scoles
Mirtha Scoles 5pts

Lots of good benefits, specifically in the morning,wit lemon juice ,one of principles benefits is that it helps with constipation, it really does work\U0001f603\U0001f603\U0001f60a

Abhi CK
Abhi CK 5pts

Once I liked Sri Sri,but after reading and watching most of his books and videos I came to a conclusion that he is confusing too much,in the initial stage everybody will think that he is the greatest sage ever born,but in the later stage you will come to know that you are not at all progressing in spirituality.

Judith Nicholais
Judith Nicholais 5pts

i have watched a woman do this for most of my life -- she is 92, in good health and does yoga 4x week -- not so hot as to burn the esophagus though as was a concern of hers

Indigo Back
Indigo Back 5pts

I do, and put a little lemon & honey & acv.