Know the benefits and harms of hot water bathing in a detailed news report
The second week of December has started now, mornings and evenings are starting to feel cold except in the afternoon, in such a situation, the hot water of the geyser is starting to feel good, the demand for water heaters has increased, so is it good to take a bath with hot water in winter or not?
Cosmetic plastic surgeon Dr. Vikrant Ranjan said that bathing with warm water is considered best but bathing with hot water is not good for health as it damages our skin. The three main layers of the skin are epidermal dermal and hypodermal among all these layers the middle layer is the most important. It protects us from insects and also regulates our body temperature
Risk of skin infection increases
When you shower with hot water, the upper part of the skin becomes sensitive. If the water is too hot, the skin also forms into red patches which can cause itching. The skin can also burn. The natural oil fats and proteins in the skin begin to deplete.Due to dry skin, the risk of infection increases, says Dr. Vikrant. Can be used on parts Avoid using hot water on head
May cause eye damage
Eye Doctor Dr. Vatsalya Lal says that many times people do not set the geyser temperature if it is much higher than our body temperature, it can also damage the eyes. This type of injury is called thermal injury if the eyes come in direct contact with the hot water. It can cause thermal necrosis and in severe cases there is a possibility of blindness in the eyes
Water temperature should be kept same as body temperature
As it is colder in winter, the temperature of the bath water should be higher than other seasons. If the temperature of hot water is more than 32 degrees Celsius, it can spoil your health. The skin may deteriorate and may also develop eczema.
Impotence is also a possibility
Scientists from the University of California have said in their research that taking a regular bath with hot water overheats the sperm cells, the number of sperm decreases significantly in four to five weeks.
Hot water is not good for high BP patients
High BP patients have high blood pressure when they take hot water bath.If a person has blood pressure or cardio related diseases then he should avoid hot water bath instead warm water can be used sometimes.