Hot baths could improve depression as much as physical exercise

 作者:夹谷焚拷     |      日期:2019-03-01 10:15:02
Frank Muckenheim/Plainpicture By Clare Wilson Long soaks in a hot bath could help with depression. A small study has found that afternoon baths just twice a week produce a moderate but persistent lift to mood. The size of the benefit was similar to that seen with physical exercise, which is a recommended therapy for mild or moderate depression. The method could work because raising body temperature in the afternoon helps restore the normal circadian rhythm of temperature,