During hot summers a cold shower is a natural choise, but it also has its health benefits. It does not make you sick, it is a great way to regulate body temperature and improve your immune system. Do not mix cold and warm water if you are a beginner, it is better to start with one complete cold shower and then increase. Best benefits from cold shower is a morning or evening shower.
Improves Mood: Cold showers stimulates the brain by its source of noradrenaline, and improves mood disorders like depression. After a cold shower you should feel happy, sometimes as euphoria.
Improves Blood Circulation: With a cold shower blood flows to your organs for protection to keep them warm, and this improves blood flow between organs and skin. Higher fertility in men.
Improves Breathing: Use cold showers to learn how to breath deeply. This fights the stress of the cold shock, the vasoconstriction and the need to respire calmly to keep yourself warm. This opens the lungs and incresed the oxygen intake.
Improves Metabolic Rate: The cold shower forces your body to regulate temperature which uses many calories. The body will become more efficient.
Increase Testosterone: Cold showers or having the testicles in cold water increases sperm production. Some takes a cold shower before gym to get more strength.
Increase Immune: Creates higher levels of white bloos cells and higher concentration of plasma. Anti-Inflammation and anti-disease and helps you avoid the flu, cancer and haemorrhoids.
Weight Loss: Brown fat production increases and fights obesity. More calories are burned to supply energy for more reactions.
Environmental Friendly: Less CO2 and greenhouse gases are emitted into the atmosphere. Also less global warming and a lower electricity bill.