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Having bath with cold water is harmful to health really ?

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Asked by Vilas Pardhe, 22 Jan '10 05:55 am
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A Hot bath or shower consists of a water temperature ranging between 96 F to 105 F. Hot baths or hot water showers can stimulate the immune system and increase circulation. By soothing nerves, hot water calms and relaxes the body. Hot water baths lasting two to fifteen minutes are employed in the treatment of chronic rheumatic manifestations in joints, fibrous tissue, and muscles; for the relief of muscle spasms, and of colic in the gastric, intestinal, gall bladder, or urinary tracts. Hot water can also cleanse the skin, and moisturize it too; pores are opened and take in water. Hot baths with temperatures above 101 F put a strain on the heart as it works to dilate blood vessels in order to cool the body. Women suffering from heart disease or conditions that effect the arteries or the central nervous system need to avoid these water temperatures.

The Cold bath or showers, which consists of temperatures varying from 50 F to 70 F may be used to, stimulate a womans metabolism. The fe ...more
Answered by joyesh chakraborty, 31 Jan '10 07:33 pm

 
  
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Not harmful - but unpleasant when the outside temperature is also cold !
Answered by Janis, 31 Jan '10 09:41 pm

 
  
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According to one Ayurveda there are manifold benefits of taking a cold bath, particularly in the morning, It washes off the toxins accrued from a nights sleep (a hot bath sends the toxins back into the body that excreted them) Cold bath rejuvenates the mind. Also one runs the risk of developing some chronic head aches from repeated hot baths.
Answered by Jack Johnson, 31 Jan '10 07:17 pm

 
  
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Not at all. u are asking the question vice versa
Answered by RAJESH VINODKUMAR, 22 Jan '10 07:21 am

 
  
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Not at all. Only if some one is ill cold water is not advised. For a healthy person, cold water is not at all harmful. A popular proverb in the South reads like this: "let there be no occasion to bathe in warm water and be a dependent on somebody". An early morning dip in a river is refreshing and rejuvenating.
Answered by Arakuzha Ramachandran, 22 Jan '10 06:27 am

 
  
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Cold water bath is not at all harmful. Cold water can rejuvenates your body and Soul. You take bath with tap water thast could not be ice cold even in winter. According to Hindu mythology or During hindu festival like KUMBH are falls in winter. This is a nature care that more and more people take bath in cold water in name of GOD. it says that taking bath in SANGAM is good because you are taking a cold bath that actually rejuvenates your body and soul and you become happy from inside and feel fresh after bath. Always try to take cold bath if you are not sick. Once in a while you can also have luke warm water bath. Regards Meand mine
Answered by me mine, 31 Jan '10 08:43 pm

 
  
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Not at all
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 31 Jan '10 08:26 pm

 
  
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Not at all
Answered by dhanendra kumar jain, 22 Jan '10 09:56 am

 
  
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It is very good for health,
Answered by iqbal seth, 22 Jan '10 08:30 am

 
  
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I think Delta T matters.
Answered by vilas manohar deshpande, 22 Jan '10 06:19 am

 
  
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