Can Cold Water Plunges Really Reduce Anxiety and Depression?

Via Peters

Even if it’s not the placebo effect, it’s still unclear which component of cold-water swimming may contribute to reported improvements in mood and well-being, said Mike Tipton, professor of human and applied physiology at the University of Portsmouth in the United Kingdom, who studies the body’s reaction to extreme environments. […]

Cold weather skin care tips from a dermatologist for every age

Via Peters

Around the country temperatures have been brutal, leading people to either bundle up and brave the cold or hibernate inside until warmer weather appears. The cold poses multiple problems, especially for skin care lovers. From dealing with chapped lips to dry hands and feet, spring and summer can’t seem to […]

How to safely exercise outdoors when it’s cold out

Via Peters

“Exercising in the cold is not a health hazard and can be a healthy activity,” said Alex Tauberg, a chiropractor with Pittsburgh’s Tauberg Chiropractic & Rehabilitation. The risks are very real. Cold is a leading cause of death among people playing sports, according to the expert consensus statement on cold-weather […]