Even the birds off the trees know that you need to drink between a liter and a half and two liters of water per day. However, have you ever considered what time you need to drink water to give your body the maximum benefit.
Although a lot of people do not go for this, the time of drinking water is very important. Doctors say: do not avoid to drink two glasses of water before going to bed. Gravity keeps the water in the lower part of the body when you are upright (leg swelling). When you lie down and lower body level with the kidneys, then it is easier for the kidneys to remove the water.
Also, if you drink water at a certain time, you will increase its efficiency in the body: two glasses of water after waking up – helps activation of internal organs, one glass of water 30 minutes before a meal – helps digestion, one glass of water before bathing – helps lower blood pressure, one glass of water before going to bed – you reduce the chances of stroke or heart attack.
It is interesting to add that water can prevent leg cramps that occur during the night. Specifically, your leg muscles require hydration, and when it doesn’t have that it might twitch and wake you up.