Friday, 17 February 2017

Benefits of cold shower


It can provide surprising benefits for our body and skin. Please note that you do not have to shower with very cold water. As long as you can feel a bit of coldness from the water, it should do but over the time, you should try to shower with colder water.

These are some of the benefits for showering with cold water
  • Increases alertness
  • Refines hair and skin
  • Improves immunity and circulation
  • Stimulates weight loss
  • Speeds up muscle soreness and recovery
  • Eases stress
  • Relieves Depression
  • Improves emotional resilience
  • Increases testosterone
  • Boosts fertility
  • May help your lymphatic system
  • It will wake you up
  • It will also put you to sleep

Cold showers have also be mentioned in these treatments of illnesses:

1. Reversing Parkinson's disease using Wim Hof method with cold shower therapy

2. Hot and cold water treatment therapy

3. Professional footballers use ice baths and cold pools after workouts and matches. Some clubs use "cryotherapy" - use of cold application - to treat their injured players.


Ref:
http://www.secrets-of-longevity-in-humans.com/cold-showers.html
http://www.medicaldaily.com/benefits-cold-showers-7-reasons-why-taking-cool-showers-good-your-health-289524
http://www.menprovement.com/benefits-of-cold-showers/
http://www.stylecraze.com/articles/hot-water-bath-vs-cold-water-bath/#gref

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