How warm water drinking in IBS is a blessing

Last Updated on August 28, 2022 by Dr. Abadullah Sajid Bashir

If you have IBS and you are following your diet plan but for some reason, you eat something one day that was not part of your diet plan and this is how you started IBS Symptoms. And if you have started cramping and discomfort inside the stomach and intestines. Similarly, at the same time gas problem has come up then you will be the suitable solution.

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Immediately after you eat, if you feel that your stomach is upset, that is, you are having discus, then you should boil water and drink it little by little as if you are drinking tea and a large glass of hot water. This will bring you significant benefits.

When to use hot water in IBS

Hot water mainly stimulates the digestive system. You should use it when you are having a stomach ache, stopping your digestion, or stomach upset due to some unfavourable food. You should use hot water. And do it after eating. It will give you relief in a short time. [1]Effectiveness of Warm Water Consumption to Reduce Patient Di… : Official journal of the American College of Gastroenterology | ACG (

Use of hot water on an empty stomach in IBS

Consumption of very hot water on an empty stomach does not give many benefits in IBS as it stimulates the digestive system which increases the chances of crampings.

You take it quiet after meals. Or at a time when it will be easier for you and you will not have to go through a painful phase.

Depending on the weather, hot water use, and IBS

The use of hot water in hot weather does not benefit IBS as it does in cold weather.
This means that if you have IBS and you are living in a cold area, a place where the temperature is low, you should use hot water frequently which will help you a lot in reducing the symptoms of IBS. ۔
But one thing to keep in mind is to use only pure water and do not put anything in it.

Written By:

  • Dr. Abadullah Sajid Bashir

Reviewed By:

  • Dr. Muhammad Khan Malik
  • Syeda Noor-ul-Ain Naqvi

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