Is it beneficial to shower with cold water?


On occasion, we have all been through the bad time of showering with cold water. However, although it may not seem like it, showering with cold water can bring us important internal and external benefits.

Almost no one likes to shower with cold water. However, once we try it, it can be addictive.

These are the reasons that usually lead to having to shower with cold water:

  • Has broken electric boiler and it is not possible to use hot water.
  • The gas is gone and we have not replaced.
  • A veces hot water takes a long time to arrive, and there are more rush than time to wait until the water is not cold.
  • In the heaters, especially in the old ones, yeah not enough water pressure, heater will not turn on.

Benefits of showering with cold water

If there is depressive disorders, the shower causes us a feeling of well-being, derived from the production of norepinephrine.

When exposed to cold water, the body begins to carry more and more blood to the organs of our body and internal tissues. In this way we benefit from better blood circulation.

A smoother, healthier and fresher skin

The hot water removes the fat that is naturally found on the surface of our dermis. Therefore, the hot shower tends to dry out our skin, with the deterioration of the shine. On the contrary, showering with cold water keeps our skin with its natural freshness and glow.

More energy. Every time we bathe with cold water we have the sensation of feeling rejuvenated, fresh and with more energy. As if, suddenly, our fatigue had disappeared.

A better immune system. Showering with cold water causes our body to react by stimulating its metabolism and its immune system. This will make us stronger and less vulnerable to viruses.

Fertility. The high temperatures affect the quality and quantity of sperm.

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