Here Are The Benefits Of Taking A Cold Shower

By Juma / Published October 14, 2021 | 8:45 am




KEY POINTS

Increased circulation is one of the top reasons experts recommend cold showers. As cold water hits your body and external limbs, it constricts circulation on the surface of your body




Given the option of taking a cold and hot shower, you will probably rush to have a hot one. Few people will choose to have a cold shower out of their own will. But did you know that you are missing out on many health benefits every time you take a hot shower?

If you use electricity to hit your bathing water, for starters, taking a cold shower will save you from spending too much on electricity. Carry out an experiment, pass by your power meter, look at the tokens, go turn on your shower then come and see how they get depleted.

Now here are some of the health benefits:

  • Increases your circulation

Increased circulation is one of the top reasons experts recommend cold showers. As cold water hits your body and external limbs, it constricts circulation on the surface of your body. This causes blood in your deeper tissues to circulate at faster rates to maintain ideal body temperature.

In that sense, a cold shower has the opposite effect of a hot shower for someone with hypertension or cardiovascular disease, since exposure to cold temperatures triggers the circulatory system to reduce inflammation and can help prevent cardiovascular disease.

  • Help boost weight loss

Some fat cells, such as brown fat, can generate heat by burning fat. They do this when your body is exposed to cold conditions like in a shower. Gerrit Keferstein, MD, says these cells are mostly situated around the neck and shoulder area.

So, if you are looking at shedding off some of those fats, embrace cold showers. Sawasawa?

  • Reduce muscle soreness after an intense workout

Since cold water has regenerative properties, your muscles will relax and repair after a tough workout. It beats logic to come from the gym, or from a long walk then turn on your hot shower.

  • Gives your skin and hair a healthy glow

If you are looking for that smooth and glowing skin, then ladies and gentlemen, a cold shower is what you need. It also helps your hair to be smooth with a natural glow. No weaves.





About Juma

Juma is an enthusiastic journalist who believes that journalism has power to change the world either negatively or positively depending on how one uses it.(020) 528 0222 or Email: info@sokodirectory.com

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