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Concept Of Cryotherapy: Is It Healthy Or Hype?

Cryotherapy is a very old concept that has been used for a long time. It helps decrease pain, improve recovery, health, slow cell aging and muscle spasms by using cold temperature. It brings lots of health benefits. Cryotherapy in Houston has become very popular due to lots of reasons. This process of cold temperature is very old, and athletes and many people soak in ice baths or cold tubs to relieve the pain.

Now this concept has renovated and named as Cryotherapy. Some people are confused, and they wonder it healthy or hype. Here in this guide, we have mentioned some benefits of this old therapy, have a look below:

  • Safe and Natural Therapy

This is 100% natural therapy that helps increase cellular survival, decrease inflammation and pain and brings lots of health benefits.  During the process, blood rushes to the core and become more nutrient dense and oxygenated.  After the process, it rushes back through your body and reduces inflammation and remove the toxin. It encourages natural healing so you can go for it.

  • Recovery from Exercise Fast

It is popular among athletes and the people who have some chronic illnesses. It offers fast to recover from exercise. As per some studies, some of its benefits have revealed. It is quite effective against DOMS.

  • Immune System Boost

This is another health benefit of whole body Cryotherapy. The concept behind the therapy is the rapid exposure to low or cold temperature triggers the hypothalamus to switch on body’s anti-inflammatory process. It helps improve the level of Leptin that helps improve immune function.

  • Enhance Metabolism and Energy

You feel more alert, energized and mentally fit for a run or other activities after few sessions of WBC. The therapy helps the release of neuro-peptides and adrenaline and noradrenaline (catecholamines).  These chemicals are related to euphoria feeling that makes you laugh when you enter in cold water or ice bath. However, there is no any scientific reason behind this feeling, but many people have observed the energy and mental boost after WBC sessions. It burns eight hundred calories within just three minutes. There is no any evidence of WBC harmful effects on the body.

  • Helpful during Inflammation

People have been using cold therapy for any injury or inflammation for a long time without any scientific proof or research. But now WBC process helps lots of inflammatory situations such as chronic pain and rheumatoid arthritis.

It has both long and short-term benefits against chronic pain. However, this is beneficial in many ways, yet it has risk associated with it. Pregnant women should not try it without the permission of the doctor. Stepping into sub 0 chamber may be associated with some risk. It carries risk if it is not done in right or proper manner.

Houston Cryotherapy has become highly popular as there are lots of health benefits of going through it. But it should be done in right manner else you may have to face some health issues.

Judith Cheryl
Judith Cheryl
I'm Judith Cheryl and I help people reach their fitness goals by sharing what I've learned. I help others lose weight, build muscle, and live better!