Cold water therapy, such as cold showers or cold water immersion, is sometimes used as a natural remedy for the common cold. While there is limited scientific evidence on the effectiveness of cold water therapy specifically for treating colds, there are several possible ways in which it could help alleviate cold symptoms:
Reduced inflammation: Cold water therapy may help to reduce inflammation in the body, which can be a factor in cold symptoms such as a sore throat or stuffy nose.
Increased immunity: Cold water therapy may help to stimulate the immune system, which can help the body fight off infections.
Improving circulation: Cold water therapy can improve circulation by constricting blood vessels and then dilating them once the body is out of the cold water. Improved circulation may help to flush out toxins and boost the body's natural healing process.
However, it is important to note that cold water therapy should not be used as a substitute for medical treatment for colds or other illnesses. If you have a cold, it is still important to get plenty of rest, stay hydrated, and follow any medical advice given by your healthcare provider.
The Alora Cold Plunge Tub is an ideal option for those who want to try cold water therapy at home. This specially designed tub allows you to immerse your entire body in cold water, making it easier to experience the benefits of cold therapy.
The Alora Cold Water Therapy Recovery Pod™ is a completely portable, insulated unit that features a new outer layer with five layers of thermal insulation made of TPE material to maintain consistent water temperature and can fit in many indoor and outdoor spaces. It's also easy to use and can be filled with water quickly and efficiently.