Why Leaving A Glass of Water Nearby Your Bed Could Be Harmful

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We all know the importance of drinking water. We’re all told by our parents, teachers, and physicians to drink at least 2 liters of water daily. It prevents the body from dehydration and also washes away the toxins. Due to this practice many of us tend to keep a glass of water by the bed to reach at it anytime you want a sip. And it is appropriate because we tend to get thirsty at night and no one wants to go to the kitchen to fetch a glass of water.

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Now the tricky part here is that not many of us would know what a glass of water left overnight can do. You’d think that it’s just water, what harm can it do when it’s just sitting there in one position all night. Well, that’s exactly what we are here for, to tell you the facts that you ought to know about one of the most common habits humans have.

Water becomes acidic after a certain amount of time due to the carbon molecules dissolving in it. When this happens the pH level gets lower does making it more acidic and unpleasant to consume.

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When you leave an open glass of water it is definitely going to be contaminated by its surrounding. It could be dust particles you may not see or even insects. Chances are you might just take a gulp of it without looking at it carefully.

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Because of the room temperature, the water will become stale eventually and the taste will change. You must have witnessed even bottled water tasting weird certain hours. This is because, in less than half an hour, the taste of water rapidly changes according to how warmer the temperature changes.

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With every sip you take, you are transferring numerous bacteria from your mouth to the glass of water. Then, the bacteria multiplies into a significant amount of numbers that if you take another sip from it later it may harm you.

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It is a potential means for electrical short circuits. We tend to charge our phones by the bed and if you knock down a glass by accident things can go worse and cause a fire in the house.

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Risks of having nocturia keeping you up all night and disrupting your sleep cycle. According to experts, it is recommended that we consume liquids 3 hours before going to bed, whatever bathroom duties you gotta do will be over by your bedtime. That way you can sleep in peace without having to pee again and again.

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Now you know why it is not wise to leave an open glass of water by your bed. It will be best if we put to the habit of drinking 3-4 hours ahead of our bedtime and preventing all liquids in any way possible. It may be hard to change certain habits in our lives but this one might help you a lot. You can have your beauty sleep in peace with no worries.

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