How cryotherapy has an effect on your immune system

Cryotherapy immune system image by Jacob Lund (via Shutterstock).
Cryotherapy saunas could dramatically reduce the amount of colds and sneezes. Image by Jacob Lund (via Shutterstock).

When winter comes, are you first in the queue for cold remedies? Do you reach for the vapour rub or Olbas Oil once you get a sniffle? As well as restoring football and rugby players to fitness, cryotherapy has another benefit: it reduces your chances of having colds. Alongside having a balanced diet, cryotherapy is also good for your immune system.

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Saracens gain European Champions Cup success due to cryotherapy

Saracens 2016 success image by Takaimages (via Shutterstock).
The Barcelona of Rugby Union: Saracens seen celebrating their Aviva Premiership title win in the 2015 – 16 season. Image by Takaimages (via Shutterstock).

Can anybody stop the mighty Saracens? According to Billy Vunipola, they are on course to become the Barcelona of Rugby Union football, winning everything in sight. On Saturday, they won their second European Champions Cup in a row, beating Clermont Auvergne 28 – 17 at Murrayfield. Before then, they beat Racing 92 at Lyon (21 – 9).

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Are weight loss claims for cryotherapy optimistic?

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Myth or Truth? Any claims of cryotherapy’s role in weight loss should be taken with a pinch of salt. Image by Schlachta Stanislav (via Shutterstock).

As well as rehabilitating sports personalities from injury, cryotherapy has been hailed as a cure all for several conditions. Some of the claims may be spurious and should be taken with a pinch of salt. For this post, we look at how cryotherapy is used as a weight loss treatment.

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