It’s rainy season again and many people due to fear of catching cold or feeling cold prefer bathing with hot water than cold water. Hot showers may seem to be the best during cold weather, but there are some cons or disadvantages of constantly bathing with hot water that should not be overlooked by anyone who wants to live a perfectly healthy life.
So in this article in line with a publication on Healthline, we are going to have a look at some of the disadvantages of bathing with hot water all the time. If you are the type of person that’s always bathing with hot water, it may surprise you to know that it can either cause some health issues or worsen the one you already dealing with. Just sit tight and enjoy this article while learning something new.
What Are The Disadvantages Of Bathing With Hot Water Regularly?
1. If you have the tendency to experience dry skin or irritated skin due to dryness, bathing with hot water may aggravate or worsen the condition. Research has shown that bathing with hot water can dry out and irritate the skin and if you already have a dry skin, bathing with hot water will certainly worsen your irritation.
2. Some skin conditions may also worsen when you always bathe with hot water. It might seem like a therapy against skin conditions but that’s not how the body works, some skin conditions increase or get worse when the skin is dry and bathing with hot water can cause skin dryness and irritation which is a win-win for whatever skin condition you might be dealing with.
3. Hot showers can make you itch more often. Some people feel itchy after bathing but bathing with hot water can make this worse and as such, you need to be careful with the way you bathe with hot water.
4. If you have high blood pressure or dealing with hypertension, then it may not be such a perfect option or good idea for you to always bathe with hot water. Reason being that research has shown that bathing with hot water regularly can aggravate blood pressure and high blood pressure is a silent killer that respects or regards no one.