5 BENEFITS OF HAVING A COLD SHOWER

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Most people start their day with a hot bath but they are missing out on the benefits of having a cold shower.

Here are 5 benefits of having a cold shower

1. IT’S GOOD FOR THE SKIN

If you love your skin, you should consider having a cold shower because hot water is bad news for your skin. Hot water removes the water-retentive fatty substances in the skin. This makes your skin dry and cracked.

2. HEAT AFFECTS YOUR SPERM COUNT

If you want to maintain a healthy sperm count, it’s advisable you ditch hot tubs and baths. It’s been found that spending more than 30 minutes in water with temperature 40 degree Celsius and above may lower your sperm count.

3. MAKES YOU ALERT

Having a cold shower in the morning increases alertness. Having a cold shower in the morning has been found to increase oxygen intake thereby releasing a rush of blood through the body.

4. IMPROVES CIRCULATION

Having a cold shower has been found to improve circulation. The improved blood circulation gotten from having a cold shower is believed to help lower blood pressure, clear blocked arteries and improve immunity.

5. HELPS RELIEVE MUSCLE SORENESS

According to a 2009 study, cold water bath helps relieve sore muscles. This is the reason you see athletes take ice baths after training as it helps them reduce muscle soreness.

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