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Reasons You Should Always Drink Water Before Brushing The Teeth.

We tend to complicate things when it comes to taking care of our health. A few simple steps can go a long way in taking care of our health, and one easy way of ensuring it is by drinking sufficient water right when you wake and even before brushing the teeth.

It is common knowledge that you need to drink 7-8 glasses of water every day. Your body needs water to carry out all of its functions. While it is understandable that you will have to space out your drinking, many people are left asking the question; Should you drink water before or after brushing their teeth?

Drinking water should be the first thing to do in the morning. You can indeed drink water right after you wake up, even before you brush your teeth. In fact, this practice can do you a world of good, according to studies. Naturally, the body uses up its water supply during the night when you sleep and you don’t always wake up in the middle of the night to refill your water stores. That is why you should drink water as soon as you wake up, it will rehydrate you.

In addition, the germs and bacteria inside the mouth multiply during the night. When you drink water in the morning before brushing, it clean out the mouth and make tooth-brushing more effective.

When you make a habit of drinking water before brushing, you will notice your immunity becoming more robust. There will be fewer incidents of you falling prey to illnesses such as common cough and cold, flu or hay fever. Yet another surprising benefit is that drinking water before brushing lowers high blood pressure and regulate blood sugar levels throughout the day.

When you start the day with a glass of water, you ensure that problems like gastritis or indigestion will not plague you. Lastly, this practice will make both your skin and hair soft and supple.

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