A warning from a Russian doctor... Bathing with cold water may lead to poisoning.

6 June, 2022
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A warning from a Russian doctor... Bathing with cold water may lead to poisoning.

A Russian expert warned against taking a cold shower, stressing that it is not always useful and healthy.

According to Russian media, Dr. Vladimir Khrushchev, a doctor of cardiovascular surgery, said that in the warm season, many people try to take a shower with cold water or wash their hair with cold water. However, this is not the best option for health. Because it can lead not only to spasms in the blood vessels, but also to poison the body. He added, "The largest part of all blood vessels in our bodies are capillaries of different levels.

If a person is forced to take a cold shower for a long time, this will lead to a strong capillary spasm and impoverishment of blood flow in the capillaries, especially in the soft tissues, starting with From the tissues under the skin. The more a person stands under a cold shower, the greater the risk of catching a cold, as prolonged spasm of the capillaries leads to oxygen starvation, and soft tissues are saturated with hypoxic products, which leads to a strong poisoning that affects the vital organs - the brain, heart, liver and pancreas. 

According to the Russian doctor, it is not recommended to stand under a shower of cold water for more than 3-4 minutes. For people with poor health, avoid this process completely.

He said, "A person can stand under cold water showers for no more than 3-4 minutes. Because staying longer is dangerous to health. If a person suffers from heart health problems and arteriosclerosis, he should avoid showering with cold water, because it is dangerous." on his life.”


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