It used to be that women took cold showers when they were feeling hot (wink wink). But, increasingly more women are taking the plunge for their health—with research linking them to lower rates of depression and anxiety, reduced pain, less inflammation, better immune function, and increased productivity.
But can cold showers really help you lose weight? The internet certainly seems to think so, with proponents saying that cold showers raise your metabolism and help you burn more fat throughout the day.
Excerpted from Women’s Health