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Taking a hot bath outside dramatically increases the chances of having a cardiac arrest.

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Should you be thinking twice about dipping into that hot bath when it’s cold outside?

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?

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