Everybody has heard this statement from the elders in the family, It is said that “drinking water while standing is harmful to health”. But have you ever worry to pay attention to their advice?
Many people are drinking water quickly while standing in a single sip. You’ll be disturb to know that drinking water while standing has critical side effects on health. Health experts suggested drinking water in sips while sitting. But how does it make any difference?
So let us check out some scientific reasons cited by the health experts which support this old wives tale.
One must drink eight glasses of water every day. But, do you know that your drinking style also has an adverse impact on your health?
Water gets splashed in the stomach wall on consumption in standing position.
When you consume water while standing, it flows down the gut and splashes on the stomach wall. The sudden water splash can harm the stomach wall, surrounding organs, and whole gastrointestinal tract. Long term practice may even disrupt the functioning of digestive system.
Filtration of water from kidneys is affected by having it in standing position.
Due to insufficient filtration, impurities might gather in the bladder, kidneys or blood thereby causing kidney damage and urinary tract disorders.