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Hydrotherapy: Cold Water Remedies to Try

15 Apr

1. Cold Water for Stress Relief

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Bnet.com blogger Penelope Trunk suggests if you’re struggling with procrastination or nervous energy, you should head to the bathroom and splash your face with cold water. Citing advice sent to her from her therapist, Trunk writes that the technique dampens the body’s fight or flight response. Cold water helps to regulate body temperature, slows the heart rate, and thus reduces anxiety fairly quickly, if not immediately.

See 6 other remedies at readersdigest.com.

♬ Listening to: “Cold As Ice” (Foreigner)