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Is cold shower good?

It can be: In lap land - it is a common practice to repeatedly move from a sauna into a cold dip in a river. This process can be used as part of a detoxification program. Changing back and forth from a cold to hot shower is a similar detoxification protocol. ...Read more

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Is showering in cold water good for you?

Is showering in cold water good for you?

Neither good nor bad: Cold showers can be invigorating and should cause no harm for healthy individuals. Persons with raynaud's syndrome can't tolerate cold on extremities, thus they may want to avoid cold showers. ...Read more

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Is cold shower healthy and it it good for blood circulation?

Is cold shower healthy and it it good for blood circulation?

Myth: Take a shower which is comfortable for you. The purpose of a shower is to clean your body. Your blood circulation will benefit from exercise, normal weight and drinking lots of water. ...Read more

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If you have a very high fever, is it good to have a cold water bath or shower?

If you have a very high fever, is it good to have a cold water bath or shower?

Yes: It is one of the ways to stop the body from overheating but if fever stays high, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is beechams medicine good for a cold?

Is beechams medicine good for a cold?

All: Natural remedy. Was thought to be a cure all. It will not hurt you to give it a try. But srink lots of water and rest. Will work well also ...Read more

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What's a really good cure for a cold?

What's a really good cure for a cold?

No cure, sx relief: Sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & asmall amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – acetaminophen/ nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent catching a cold?

Are there any good ways to prevent catching a cold?

Prevention: Prevention- stay away from people who are ill. Wash your hands frequently & thoroughly. Don’t touch your mouth, eyes or nose with your hands unless they are clean. ...Read more