Why Should You Drink Water Right After You Wake Up?

By:Meenakshi Chaudhary, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Mar 20, 2015

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Drinking water early in the morning can be very helpful for your health. Understand what good drinking plenty of water can give you.
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    Giving your Day the Perfect Start

    Most of us believe that a good start to a day can make the whole day a lot better. And that is why drinking water right after you wake up can be helpful to you. Here is how drinking water after waking up can help you feel better and healthier. Image Courtesy: Getty

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    The lymph system plays a crucial role in your body’s hydration and other daily functions. If your lymph system is working properly you are likely to have a better ability to fight infections. Drinking water right after waking up helps balance your lymph system which provides you improved balance of fluids and ability to fight infections. Image Courtesy: Getty

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    Water helps purge toxins from your blood which keeps your skin healthy ad glowing. Drink a glass of water every morning after waking up to keep your body hydrated and support the natural detox process, both of which will help your skin to look healthy and young. Image Courtesy: Getty

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    Weight Loss

    If you have been trying to lose weight then you should start drinking water in the morning right after you wake up. Drinking around half a litre of water, preferably cold, early morning can boost weight loss by around 24%. Image Courtesy: Getty

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    Better Repair

    Drinking plenty of water also helps your body to produce more new blood and muscle cells. It can make you healthier and help you to even look younger than ever. However, make sure that you drink plenty of water every day, especially early in the morning. Image Courtesy: Getty

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    Clean Colon

    When you wake up early in the morning, your stomach is empty. Drinking water on an empty stomach cleanses the colon which makes it easier to absorb nutrients from the food you eat throughout the day. Drink at least 500 ml of water on an empty stomach. Image Courtesy: Getty

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    Drink plenty

    Well there can be several other benefits also, however it is worth mentioning that you need to drink at least 400ml to 600 ml of water early in the morning. On the other hand it is also important to understand that too much of water can also be harmful for your health. Image Courtesy: Getty

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    Get Started

    After waking up, brush and floss your teeth and get done with the morning chores. Then it’s time to drink clean, fluoride free water. Take around 500 ml of water in a bottle or jug and drink with the help of a glass. If you find it difficult to drink that much water, you can start with only a couple of glasses and then gradually get to 4 glasses every morning. Image Courtesy: Getty

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  • sukanya 21 Mar 2015
    sounds reasonable. Will try to follow it for couple of weeks to see if it really works.
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