Most of us shower once, if not twice, a day. But all of this bathing could really be doing more harm than good!
Recent research has indicated that showering too often can have a host of negative effects on your body and your health. So if you’re a frequent bather, listen up – it’s time to change your ways!
What The Experts Are Saying
Dr. Elaine Larson, an infectious disease expert and associate dean for research at Columbia University School of Nursing, told Time Magazine that showering doesn’t really clean our bodies as well as we assume – it just makes us look nice.
“I think showering is mostly for aesthetic reasons. People think they’re showering for hygiene or to be cleaner, but bacteriologically, that’s not the case.”
This idea of over showing actually being harmful may seem counterintuitive, but it’s the truth, and here’s why….