Published on 05/04/2017 6:56 am
8 reasons why you should never drink water while standing

Here are some shocking scientific reasons that tell you the difference it makes to your body when you have water standing as opposed to sitting down

  1. Standing and drinking water causes Arthritis (Back Aches & finger ache). This may come as a greater shock to you if you have been in a practise of drinking water in a standing position, for you will be affected by arthritis later in life. By drinking water standing you disrupt the balance of fluids in the body and this leads to a greater accumulation of fluids in the joints thus triggering arthritis.

  2. Water splashes on the stomach wall when had standing health expert have it that by having water fast and in a standing position you let water flow to your gut while splashing on stomach wall. This shock from the splashing of water can cause long term damage to the digestive system as it harms the stomach wall and the gastrointestinal tract.

  3. You remain thirsty when you drink water standing. Your thirst is never fully quenched when you drink water in a standing position. You feel like drinking more water very frequently. It is better to sit in a place and have smaller sips to truly quench your thirst.

  4. You always suffer indigestion when you drink water standing. When you drink water sitting down your muscles and nervous system are much more relaxed and it triggers the nerves to quickly digest the fluid and with it other food items.

  5. Your kidney doesn't filter water properly when had in standing position. Drinking water in a standing position doesn't help the filtration process of water by the kidneys. Often impurities remain in the kidney and bladder which can lead to urinary tract disorder and even permanent damage to the kidneys.

  6. Drinking water in standing position doesn't dilute the acid levels in the body. Even Ayurveda mentions it that water must be consumed in slow, swigs while sitting down. It helps to properly dilute the acid levels in the body by getting combined with the necessary proportion of water.

  7. Drinking water by standing causes ulcers and heart burn. When you drink water in a standing position it ends up splashing the lower half of the esophagus very hard. This in return can disturb the sphincter which is the joint between the stomach and esophagus and as a result the esophagus experiences burning sensation because of the acids in the stomach flowing backwards.

  8. Your nerves are tense when you drink water standing. When you drink water standing a 'flight and flight' system is activated which causes nerve tension in the body. But when you sit down and sip water, a para-sympathethic system also referred to as the 'rest and digest ' system comes into fray. This one helps to calm your senses and ease the process of digestion.

You had better sit down and drink your water before it is too late. Isn't it??

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