dailymail.co.uk: A long soak in the bath during th colder months could hold some unexpected dangers, a Japanese study has found.
The researchers from Kyoto Prefectural University found that enjoying a hot tub could spell trouble for the heart.
They found the rate of cardiac arrests during bathing were ten times higher in winter than in summer.
Kids- I don’t about you, but I’m running back in to grab my bathrobe…
“…getting into a hot tub on a chilly day causes a rapid blood pressure drop, which stresses the heart.
‘Preventive approaches such as warming a bathroom and hallway or refraining from taking a deep, hot bath could be important for high risk people,’ Dr Nishiyama wrote in the journal Resuscitation.
Who knew, one of the finer pleasures of life could lead to a heart attack? Then again, don’t most finer things in life almost involve eventual mortal doom?