Why you should drink water before bedtime
Water is a fundamental source of life, and also the healthiest drink available. We all know that drinking water is crucial for our bodies to function properly, yet many of us do not drink it enough. We often just don’t feel the thirst at a given time and assume that it means that we don’t need another glass of water. The truth is, however, that drinking water when you don’t really feel like doing it is one of the most beneficial things you can do for yourself.
It’s a standard routine to go to bed in the evening just after having that warm shower and brushing our teeth. While we remember to refresh our bodies after a long and tiring day, we do not necessarily keep in mind that this is also what needs to happen on the inside. Although we all have heard somewhere that we should have one glass of water before going to bed, we don’t necessarily know the benefits that result from doing so. Let’s change that.
It promotes sleep
Drinking a cold glass of water before bed promotes sleep. Thanks to it, your body is able to stabilize its hormone levels as well as its vitamin and nutrient levels. It also helps muscles and joints to balance and relax, meaning that your body can restore itself naturally. By drinking cold water just before your sleep, your body will feel rested and with loads of energy the next day.
It cleanses and hydrates your body
Drinking warm water, on the other hand, improves digestion and detoxifies your body. As warm water increases blood circulation, it breaks down waste and makes you sweat more, cleansing your skin cells more easily, removing toxins and excess salts. And of course, regardless if it’s hot or cold, water hydrates your body while you are asleep.
It burns calories
Having a glass of cold water before you go to bed also allows your body to burn more calories than it would otherwise. Your body needs to make an extra effort to warm up water, and it will burn these extra calories you provided it with the day before. If you want to lose that extra weight, then complementing your healthy lifestyle with drinking plenty of water is the way to go.
All in all, drinking water before bedtime will help you feel more relaxed, healthier and fitter. A glass of water might seem insignificant, but in the long term, it will have a visible and real impact on your body.
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