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What are the health pros and cons of a cold shower?

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Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine

In brief: Not much of either

Icing can reduce pain, swellling, pain and inflammation, but a cold shower is probably not cold enough nor does it provide enough consistent skin contact to achieve these.
For some it's soothing, for others uncomfortable.

In brief: Not much of either

Icing can reduce pain, swellling, pain and inflammation, but a cold shower is probably not cold enough nor does it provide enough consistent skin contact to achieve these.
For some it's soothing, for others uncomfortable.
Dr. Frank Holmes
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