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Cold showers boost immune systems and increase energy levels, study shows

Cold water immersion has been found to increase circulation and is thought to have mental health benefits. Image: Unsplash/tobias oetiker

Lindsay Bottoms

Reader in Exercise and Health Physiology, University of Hertfordshire


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Wim Hof of Holland, 51, who holds a Guinness world record for the longest amount of time swimming under ice, immerses himself in ice water during a promotional event to raise public awareness of global warming, in Hong Kong December 29, 2010 Image: REUTERS/Tyrone Siu


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