Sunday, September 22, 2013
Taking HOT Shower and other Facts YOU Should Know!
Do you enjoy a hot shower after a long, hard day? If you do, you may run the risk of exposing your skin to infection.
According to a report on AsiaOne, taking a hot shower -- and using harsh soaps -- can be harmful for the human skin as it may strip it of its oils, leaving it dry and cracked, says Dr Nick Lowe, a consultant dermatologist.
In fact, the combination may even result in infection.
One way to prevent such problems is to shower with water that is warm, or to use soap-free shower gels or aqueous cream.
Taking a steamy shower is not the only health mistake you may be making right now -- a study has shown that we may be pooping in the wrong way no thanks to the toilet bowl.
Experts have recommended squatting as the ideal way of relieving yourself for it increases intra-abdominal pressure, which encourages expulsion of human waste.