Thursday, December 29, 2011

Health benefits of COLD showers and baths

You would be surprised how much can cold shower improve your health and resulsts from your exercise routine.
When I have a cold shower after morning or evening exercise then I feel incredible fresh and energized.

I found some great benefits from cold shower:

What a Cold Shower Can Do For You

Enhance immunity against infections and cancer

Give your glands (thyroid, adrenals, ovaries/testes) a boost, improving hormonal activity

Jump-start your mood and motivation

Crank up your metabolism to fight type 2 diabetes, obesity, gout, rheumatic diseases, depression, and more

Normalize your blood pressure

Decrease chronic pain

Train and improve your blood circulation

Detoxify your body

Fight fatigue

Strengthen exhausted, irritable nerves

Rejuvenate, heal, and tone the skin

Deepen your breathing

Help with insomnia

Improve kidney function

Reduce swelling and edema

Improve lymphatic circulation, thereby increasing immune function

Reduce stress by regulating your autonomic nervous system

Regulate temperature, fighting chronically cold hands and cold feet and excessive sweating
Keep your hair healthy

Improve hemorrhoids and varicose veins

Reduce aches and pains