Cold Water Bath: Do you know how dangerous it is to take a shower in winter?

Usually some people bathe with tears or hot water depending on the season. But some people bathe in rain no matter how cold it is. Only then will they feel comfortable. A man did the same here. A 68-year-old man suffered a brain stroke due to increased BP due to taking a shower with tears.

Is it dangerous to take a bath with tears?

Health experts say that taking a bath with tears in winter is dangerous. Cold, blood pressure increases and blood vessels constrict. It increases the risk of heart attack or stroke. However, there are benefits to bathing in cold water. Reduces inflammation, relieves pain, reduces fatigue, relieves stress. But experts are of the opinion that doing it in winter is a kind of health risk.

When the muscles do not get enough blood due to bathing or when the blood is blocked due to blood clots, heart attack or stroke occurs. This reduces the oxygen supply. can lead to dangerous consequences. There are many factors that can lead to a heart attack or stroke. It can also be caused by age, family history, blood pressure, and elevated cholesterol levels. Experts have revealed that especially in winter, if you take a shower with rain water, your blood pressure may increase and you may have a stroke. The body could not tolerate the sudden contact of cold water. This causes the blood vessels in the skin to constrict. Slows down blood flow. Therefore, the heart beats faster to supply the blood around the body. Renowned neurologist Dr. Sudhir Kumar told about the incident where a patient who came to him died after taking a bath with rain. A 68-year-old man suffered a brain stroke due to high blood pressure while taking a rain bath.

Ways to reduce stroke in winter

About 18 lakh cases of stroke are reported every year. Avoid bathing with cold water especially in winter. Always take a bath with warm or lukewarm water.

Keep the body warm: In cold weather the chances of getting sick are high. That is why the body should always be kept warm.

Exercise is a must: The body should be kept active. Exercise regularly. Do at least 30 minutes every day. You can do running, jogging, aerobics, yoga, dance, meditation. Regular exercise keeps the body warm and helps to stay fit.

Eat a healthy diet: Eat fresh seasonal fruits and green vegetables. Foods that increase sugar and cholesterol should be avoided. Avoid processed foods. Ginger should be included in the daily diet.

Alcohol should be avoided: Do not drink too much alcohol. Smoking should also be avoided. These habits increase heart problems.

Note: Information collected from various studies, researches and health journals is provided here as usual for your understanding. This information is not a substitute for medical care or treatment. If you have any doubts regarding health, you should definitely consult a doctor. For the items mentioned in this article, “ABP Country”, ‘ABP Network’ Note that no liability is assumed.

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