There are days when warm water is perfect for you but cold water has some surprising benefits on your body.
5 amazing benefits of taking a cold shower
It may be more soothing to take a warm bath after a hard day’s work or before you step out to begin your day.
Boosts your immunity against colds; Research has shown that people who bathe in cold water are less likely to go down with a cold as compared to those who bathe in warm water.
According to scientists’ cold water stimulates your blood cells to fight infections.
Improves Blood Circulation; When the body feels cold the blood circulates to distribute heat to other parts of the body, this helps to keep the body active and oxygenated.
Increased metabolism; As the body works hard to dispel oxygen through blood circulation to other parts of the body, it results in a little calorie burn.
The calorie burn leaves your body as metabolic waste, hence increasing your metabolism.
Helps alleviate pain; Cold water reduces inflammation and alters your brain's idea of pain.
It dulls the nerve that transmits pain signals to your brain. This makes you feel pain in a subtle way.
Increases tightness; Cold water tightens pores and firms loose skin by increasing tightness when used in skincare routines.
A bonus tip for women is that, it’s good for the vagina since it helps tighten the skin around the vagina and enhances its elasticity.
If you’re not a fan of cold water give it a try every once in a while and watch how you fall in love with it gradually.
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