The human body is made of 75% water and to stay healthy it is advised that you drink 8 glasses of water. This keeps the body hydrated. It also depends on the way you drink water like if you are drinking water while standing or sitting or while you are moving around. Most people are unaware of the fact that standing and then drinking water is not good for your health. It can lead to multiple health problems. When you stand up and then drink water, then it reaches the lower region of the oesophagus and damages the sphincter. The sphincter is a muscle that connects the oesophagus to the stomach. (Also read: What is the right time to drink water)
Side effects of drinking water while standing
- You can’t digest the food properly
- Kidney can’t filter the water
- Remain thirsty
- Acidity and ulcer
When you stand and then drink the water then you are clearly inviting the problem of Arthritis. When you are standing and drinking the water then it leads to the imbalance of fluids in the body. So, the joints are unable to obtain the fluids and they get affected. This leads to arthritis.
You can’t digest the food properly
If you don’t sit while drinking the water, then your muscles and digestive tract is unable to digest the food properly and you have the problem of indigestion because of it. (Also read: What happens to the body due to deficiency of water)
When you stand while drinking then you’ll continuously feel thirsty. So, sit down and drink the water little by little. It will be able to quench your thirst. There are plenty of reasons that can make you feel thirsty all the time. Click the link to know,
Kidney can’t filter the water
Drinking water while staying doesn’t allow the kidneys to filter the water. Thus the toxins stay stuck in the kidneys and bladder. This can lead to urinary tract disorder or harm to the
Acidity and ulcer
When you drink water while standing up then you cause trouble for the lower region of the oesophagus. This leads to burning sensation in the stomach. This can possibly lead to ulcer too.
Thus, you should avoid drinking water while standing. Click the link to read the article in Hindi.