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12 Reasons to Take a Cold Shower and Health Benefits:

1. Promotes fat loss

– Pouring ice cold water to the body can help cut weight

2. Improves immunity

– Cold showers trigger an increase in the metabolic speed rate, as well as increases white blood cells, which help to fight infections

3. Gives better circulation

-Among the benefits of taking cold showers is a good blood flow

4. Drains lymphatic system

– Cold Showers reduces the waste of cells, which then reduces the risk of infections.

5. Promotes emotional resilience

– Cold showers can help develop a nervous system that is resilient to stress

6. Lowers stress

– cold showers could also help cut the levels of uric acid and boost glutathione in the blood

7. Lowers chances of depression

– Cold showers stimulates the blue spot on the mind, Noradrenaline, a chemical which plays a role in alleviating depression

8. Increases testosterone levels

– A small amount of heat can affect the DNA, RNA and protein synthesis in the testes

9. Improves fertility

– Cold Showers boost sperm count and increase fertility

10. Promotes faster muscle recovery

– If you are very athletic or workout a lot, you may experience muscle aches but ice cold baths improves circulation and helps remove some lactic acid

11. Enhances skin and hair

– Cold showers lessens the risks of losing too many natural oils on the skin and hair

12. Ensures better sleep at night

– 10 min ice bath helps you sleep better at night

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