✅ What is a Contrasting Shower?
↪ A contrast shower is an alternation of hot and cold water flows for a total of five to ten minutes.
✅ What are the benefits of a Contrasting Shower?
↪ """Improves blood flow and nitric oxide delivery, especially to the brain; Reduces systemic inflammation; Maintains the connection between the brain and the digestive system, strengthening the tone of the vagus nerve; Improves appetite regulation; Improves insulin sensitivity; Improves mood, concentration and attention. """
✅ How to take a contrast shower?
↪ """Take a shower in warm / hot water for 3-5 minutes. Now turn off the hot water and take a shower under cool / cold water for only 1 minute. Repeat 3-5 times. Be sure to finish with cold water. To increase the efficiency of the contrast shower, there should be as much difference in temperature as possible between the hot and cold parts. Hot portions of the shower should last longer than cold (3-5 minutes hot, 1 minute cold). """
✅ What are the contraindications?
↪ "This therapy may be contraindicated in the following conditions: • Vascular insufficiency or stasis (the last stage of "poor circulation"); • Heart failure; • Some anemia or blood dyscrasias; • Pregnancy; • Some types of chronic infections; • Improper nutrition; • Some diseases of the joints; • Diabetes. Talk to your doctor or naturopath if you have any questions or concerns. "