Maintaining a healthy digestive system
Bathing with cold water or using hot water keeps the digestive system healthy. In addition, it reduces sugar levels in the human body, where studies have indicated that showering improves blood sugar levels, especially for diabetics.
Maintaining body temperature
Using cold water is useful for maintaining body temperature. Bathing Cold water for 5 to 10 minutes is sufficient to reduce body temperature by several degrees.
Close the pores of the skin
Bathing with cold water is useful for closing the pores of the skin, which prevents the accumulation of dirt and the appearance of blackheads on the skin. It is advised to take a cold bath before applying make-up to prevent clogging of the pores.
One of the benefits of bathing in cold water is ridding the body of swellings, and ice can be used to treat swelling and infections as well.
Maintaining a healthy heart
Using warm water in the shower can help maintain a healthy heart, as it speeds up the heartbeat, and improves blood circulation throughout the human body, especially the extremities, which leads to lower blood pressure.
Using warm water can help improve the amount of oxygen and the lung's ability to breathe in the human body. As bathing, or submerging in cold water such as swimming, reduces the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Studies of females before the age of Adolescence that swimming may stimulate lung growth, due to the resistance that breathing requires for endurance during swimming.
Cold water bathing improves the balance of pituitary hormones, such as adrenocorticotropic hormone, endorphin beta, and cortisol. It also increases the secretion of serotonin, which is the hormone of happiness and well-being produced by the brain, and this helps in solving fertility problems and chronic fatigue syndrome.