If you are a person that easily submits to colds and flu, it means your immune system is weak and it needs a bit of boost. Every part of your body, essentially your immune system, can contribute to improving your overall health.
According to Bubnovskiy a well-known Russian doctor. If you soak your feet in ice-cold water 10 to 15 seconds each day, you will feel an amazing boost on your immune system. Additionally, you will prevent events of colds and flu.
You just need to fill a basin with cold water and add as much ice cubes as you can. The more ice you put, the better the effects will be. Then, you should place your feet in the water and keep them sunk for 10 to 15 seconds.
You should do this every night before you go to bed. Still, for people with a very weak immune system do this technique every 4 hours.
A newly performed study at the University of Virginia reveals that icy water truly boosts the release of norepinephrine. A major hormone for strengthening the immune system.
Here are other benefits from the icy water, besides your immune system:
- Fights Depression
Since the icy water affects the cold receptors on our skin, it can improve symptoms of depression and anxiety. Also, ice-cold water improves your mood and increases positive mental health.
- Ease Sore Muscles
The ice bath technique can ease sore muscles, reduce pain and improve blood circulation.
- Hair Shine
You can close the follicles by soaking your feet in icy water. Thus, will make your hair looks super shiny and healthy.
- Healthier Skin
Keeping your skin looking healthy and radiant doesn’t need to be a constant battle. The icy water technique tightens the pores and cuticles, energizes the skin, and prevents clotting.
Give this simple and easy trick a try, and recover your health in just 15 seconds.