We have to admit that a cold-water bath is not for everyone, the same way a scalding bath doesn’t suit everyone’s preferences. However, and even though popular knowledge tells us otherwise, hot baths aren’t really good for our health.
Sure, we have gone our whole lives hearing that hot water helps with period cramps, bone pain, sore muscles, and that it can even alleviate some flu symptoms, like a throat ache. But research has shown that hot baths can harm our health too. Keep reading to find out the six reasons a hot water bath is bad for you.