5 BENEFITS OF A COLD SHOWER

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Most people find it really difficult to take a cold shower. The touch of that cool water coming in contact with your skin can be really scary every time, so we remain in our comfort zone and stick with what we know. But we all have to learn to embrace the cold because most times it’s just what you need.

So in this post we are going to be giving you five good reasons why you should start taking cold showers.

1.     Stress: Cold showers are a natural stress reliever. Apart from increasing your adaptation to stressful situations, they also increase lower levels of uric acid and boosts level of glutathione in your blood. Making you less stressed in general.

2.     They improve your Skin and Hair: One of the best proven ways to take care of your skin and hair is by taking cold showers, plus it’s totally free- if you have paid for your water bills.

3.     IT STIMULATES WEIGHT LOSS: Yes, it’s true, taking cold showers stimulates weight loss. Cold showers can increase brown fat(good fat) by 15 times resulting in an increase in energy and calories burned to keep your body warm which can result in a pounds of weight loss per year.

4.     IMPROVES BLOOD CIRCULATION: Cold showers improve blood circulation by sending blood down to your organs to keep them warm. This is good for your cardiovascular health.


5.     IT RELIEVES DEPRESSION: This is also a fact, cold water offers relief for symptoms of depression. Cold water stimulates the brains primary source of noradrenaline- a chemical which plays a role in eliminating depression.

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