Why you should take hot showers
Hot Shower is also beneficial to the health. Photo Credits.
After a long tiring day, most people would prefer having a hot shower to relax and de stress, no matter how quick that shower is.
But apart from it being relaxing, a hot shower has its share of health benefits.
Website Popsugar.com for instance listed down benefits of having a hot shower which included relaxing of stiff muscles, as well as tension relief. “Showering is an essential part of a healthy routine, but depending on the temperature, your time spent under the water can offer different benefits…Hot showers can relieve tension and soothe stiff muscles. If you have a powerful shower head, even better! Let the hot water work like a mini-massage on your shoulders, neck, and back.”
Read the rest of the benefits here.
More than relaxing
Boysjoys.com meantime shared its own list of benefits of indulging in a hot shower, foremost of which is treating colds and headaches. “Taking a warm water bath allows you to inhale the steam that acts as a natural decongestant. You can also add a few drops of essential oils such as eucalyptus or peppermint for a much more relaxing bath. These oils mixed with the warm water will help fight phlegm and sore throat. Apart from that it also accelerates blood circulation which can help relieve headache.”
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Plumbing Info. Just health fitness news.com meantime shared that hot showers could even make you feel better when you are feverish. “Under the weather and running a slight fever? A hot shower might be what you need to help break your fever and bring your temperature back to normal.”
Read more here.
So do you prefer your showers hot or cold?