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Have A Cold? 6 Ways A Hot Tub Can Help You Get Rid Of It

From DR Clouthier

For many of us who suffer from seasonal colds and are suceptible to getting the flu, the reasonable treatment is to head to the pharmacy and grab some cold medicine, vitamin c, throat lozenges, chicken soup and orange juice.  Some of us may even try the zinc supplements that are supposed to ward off colds and shorten the duration as soon as they begin.  This post from DR Clouthier tells us that getting right in one's hot tub may be the best way to fight and ward off a cold.  

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Hot Tub Folliculitis: Prevention and Treatment

From Swim University

Most people, especially children, never give the act of jumping into a public hot tub much thought.  It seems like a fun, harmless way to warm up and prolong the day at the waterpark or public swimming pool.  What these people don't realize, according to this post from Swim University, is that hot tubs are scary places.  They run the risk of dehydrating the bather, as well as passing some water-borne diseases that are present in the super-heated water.  One such disease is Hot Tub Folliculitis, which infects the hair folicles of the person, and presents a red, bumpy rash and pus-filled bilsters.  Fortunately, as the post explains, this condition is preventable and treatable.

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