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16 Benefits of Hot and Cold Showers

Edited By: Krista Mc'Farlene
 The first thing that we normally do when we get into the shower is adjust the temperature. While most of us tend to enjoy a nice, hot shower, there are benefits to having a cold shower too. Let's take a look at what benefits having a hot or a cold shower has on the body. 
 
 
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Benefits Of Cold Showers

1. Enhances Immunity: Cold water may enhance your immunity by helping your body fight off infections. 

2. Boosts the Metabolism: A cold shower helps boost the body's metabolism. This enables the body to fight off dangerous diseases, including diabetes, rheumatic disease and also depression. 

3. Balances Your Blood Pressure: Concerned about your blood pressure? Jump into a nice cold shower. Cold water helps balance out and normalize blood pressure levels.

4.  Reduces Inflammation: Experiencing swelling? Take a cold shower, which acts very much like a bag of ice. This helps the body eliminate inflammation and swelling. 

5. Reduces Stress: Cold water can have a major impact on your autonomic nervous system. This will help reduce the stress that you feel. 

6. No More Insomnia: Having a difficult time getting to sleep? Jump into a cold shower. As this helps reduce stress, you will make it much easier for you to sleep at night. 

7. Mood booster: Feeling down? A cold water shower has been proven to be able to help promote a better mood while also improving motivation. 

8. Increases blood circulation: Looking for a solution to get your blood circulating? Consider a cold shower. This will improve your heart health, enabling you to fight off hypertension (high blood pressure) and blocked arteries. 

 
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Benefits Of Hot Water

1. Aids Weight Loss: Hot water boosts the body's metabolism. As a result, this will help promote weight loss.

2. Unclogs Congestion: Got a cold? Take a steamy shower to help unclog congestion. Whether you are using steam or hot water, you can guarantee that it'll help to unclog the congestion. 

3. Menstrual Cramps: Having a hot shower will help diminish the pain associated with menstrual cramps. 

4. Detox: Cold water is also beneficial. But hot water makes you sweat, removing nasty toxins. 

5. No Premature Aging: As the nasty toxins leave your body, this will help delay premature aging. 

6. Stops Acne and Pimples: As the hot water cleanses the body, it will also clean the skin and help prevent pimples and acne. 

7. Fights Migraines: Poor blood flow can cause headaches and migraines. So, try taking a hot shower to improve the body's blood flow and also helps fight migraines

8. Removes Stiffness: If you have stiff muscles, neck, and shoulders, take a 10-minute hot shower to help loosen up your muscles. 

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