Cold plunges: are there real health benefits?

[WCCO-TV News, January 23, 2024] Cold plunges are gaining in popularity. More and more people are briefly immersing themselves in frigid water, and they claim to love it. There are even some claims of health benefits, but Mario Goessl, MD, PhD, a cardiologist with Allina Health Minneapolis Heart Institute, says the jury is still out on those benefits.

Dr. Goessl joined WCCO-TV for a three-minute conversation about cold plunges and heart health.

For a longer conversation on the topic, listen to Dr. Goessl’s interview on WCCO Radio.

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