KNOWLEDGE AND AWARENESS ABOUT BENEFITS OF DRINKING HOT WATER- A SURVEY
Keywords:hot water, awareness, consumption, benefits
The hot water with beverage type and milk have important modulatory roles.The drinking hot water had a favorable impact on intestinal movement. Consumption of hot beverages stimulates the overall physiological process faster than normal rate. Drinking hot water can lubricate in the body. It will be beneficial to patients who have arthritis. Hot water can reduce the lower esophageal sphincter resting pressure and shorten the contraction duration of the esophageal body and relieve symptoms. The aim of the study is to assess an awareness and knowledge about the benefits of drinking hot water.A self designed questionnaire of 10 questions was framed based on the knowledge and awareness of benefits of drinking hot water among the population and it was circulated through online using survey monkey. 100 participants were included in this study.In the present study, around 88%of people were aware that drinking hot water leads to healthier digestion.and 77%of people were aware that consuming hot water daily leads to help in body detoxification.similarly,76% of people were aware of consuming hot water daily helps in improving blood circulation.From this study, it is evident that the majority of them reported positively. The study concluded that most of them are aware of the benefits of drinking hot water.