If you are a person that easily succumbs to colds and flu, then for sure you need to boost your immune system and in that way avoid further complications and health issues.
Dr. Sergei Bubnovkiy is a well-known Russian doctor who sates that the immune system will be immensely enhanced if you soak your legs in ice cold water for 10 to 15 seconds a day. By doing so, you will prevent occurrences of colds and flu.
For that purpose, you need to fill a basin with cold water, and put as much ice as you can because the more you add the better. After that, place your feet in the water and keep them submerged for 10 to 15 seconds. Do this method each night before going to bed. However, if your immune system is too weak, repeat every 4 hours.
According to a newly performed study at the University of Virginia icy water in fact stimulates the production of norepinephrine, which is a crucial hormone for boosting the immune system. Aside this use, icy water can provide other health benefits, such as:
- Fights Depression
The use of icy water will help you in the treatment of depression symptoms and as well as improve mood due to the fact that the cold receptors affect the skin.
- Soothes Sore Muscles
Alleviate muscles pain by soaking the feet in icy water.
- Hair Shine
Your hair will be smooth and shiny if you use cold water because it closes hair follicles. You can use this trick and enjoy its benefits.
- Healthier Skin
The used therapy with cold water will prevent the clotting, tighten the pores and cuticles and energize the skin.