“Cold showers?… Are you crazy?”, is what you might be thinking. Believe it or not, there are many cold shower benefits for your health. Cold showers are considered to be any shower with a water temperature below 70°F. Water therapy, also called hydrotherapy, has been used for centuries to take advantage of our body’s ability to adapt to harsher conditions. As a result, our bodies become more resistant to stress. Here are just a few cold shower benefits for your health.
Improved circulation is one of the top reasons experts recommend cold showers. The cold water increases your blood flow. Cold showers can make the circulatory system more efficient.
A study from England showed that taking regular cold showers increases the amount of disease fighting white blood cells, compared to those who take regular hot showers.
Cold showers stimulate what is known as “the blue spot”, which is the brains primary source of noradrenaline—a chemical which helps to relieve depression and release endorphins.
By taking a cold shower, your body is cold and you are shivering, therefore, the body has to work harder to warm itself up. This burns calories and increases your metabolism.
Many athletes take ice baths and cold showers to help soothe and recover sore muscles. The coldness from the water helps alleviate pain and reduce swelling, which speeds up muscle recovery.
Cold showers give your hair and skin a healthy glow. It calms itchy skin and improves your complexion. Unlike hot water, cold water doesn’t dry out your hair—making it stronger, shinier, and healthier.
Cold showers have been proven to have an amazing effect on your well-being and health. The ideal way to take a cold shower is to ease in to the habit. Whether you’re taking a cold or hot shower, TightSeal has the bath solutions for all your showering needs. We offer an array of shower options, including: walk-in showers, bath/shower combos, and stand alone showers.
Our team of professionals regularly complete shower installations and have the experience and knowledge to get your bath project done. TightSeal Exteriors & Baths have been helping homeowners with their bathrooms since 1991. We are locally owned and operated in New Berlin, WI. We service Southeastern Wisconsin, including: Brookfield, Muskego, Waukesha, Oak Creek, Milwaukee, Greendale, and more. If you are interested in a shower installation or bathroom remodel, contact us today for a free estimate!
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