BENEFITS OF COLD PLUNGES-min

BENEFITS OF COLD PLUNGES

Cold plunges have several benefits to your physical, mental, and overall wellbeing. Here are some benefits that come with cold plunges

Boost Physical Recovery

Coldwater therapy has been used for ages to speed up the healing of muscles and tissues. When using cold plunges, the blood vessels constrict, shrinking in size and pushing more blood to the vital organs; after applying cold plunges or getting out of cold water, the blood vessels expand and open up wider boosting circulation of nutrients and oxygen to aid in muscle recovery, especially after workouts. They also lower inflammation and flush out toxic components in the blood due to increased circulation. Regular cold water plunging boosts the overall immune, lowers chronic pain, improves metabolism and sleep quality.

Improves Energy and Mental Health

Coldwater plunging early in the morning can exercise to help the body and mind reset. It stimulates the release of norepinephrine hormones that act as a chemical transmitter. This hormone aids in controlling body energy-enhancing focus and concentration. It’s also known to elevate mood and help lower depression or stress disorders.

Mental health expert
MS, University of Latvia

I am deeply convinced that each patient needs a unique, individual approach. Therefore, I use different psychotherapy methods in my work. During my studies, I discovered an in-depth interest in people as a whole and the belief in the inseparability of mind and body, and the importance of emotional health in physical health. In my spare time, I enjoy reading (a big fan of thrillers) and going on hikes.

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