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So, recently I've been taking a hot bath a couple times a week in order to fall asleep quicker and to improve my bloodstream. It was 40-42C for 20-30 minutes at firrst - hottest and longest I could handle. It worked, and the hotter it was, the better was the effect. Although such temperature didn't feel good, there were no long-time negative effects.
I decided to make it a subtle way of self-torturing - I tried to raise the temperature and stay in the water for longer. I couldn't go beyond 42C because it was too hot for me. Until today. This morning I've made it to a whopping ~45C (~113F). Theoretically it can be lethal for a human, lol. 42C makes me dizzy after ~30 minutes, and here I just got stuck in a loop after closing my eyes while spreading shampoo over my hair. So, I don't know how much time I've spent there, lol. Half of my body didn't feel the temperature at all (it felt like I was touching something metal), and the other half was burning like it was 80C, not 45. A small random movement could make my entire body burn like that, though. The heart beat seemed like it was several times louder than usual. I felt extremely dehydrated, just like during my first rotavirus infection, although I was too lazy to get water after I had got out. My bloodstream was delighted after that.
That was funny, will be trying again.
PS: Sorry for this nonsense crap.
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I've been taking very hot baths for awhile, but maybe not THAT hot. The lightheadedness and that kind of thing has gone down over time. It's the best way I've found to stimulate the parasympathetic nervous system and induce relaxation. Also, stress hormone is flushing out of your body with the sweat.
For whatever reason, I've found that if I can convince my feet that the temperature is ok, then the rest of my body kinda of falls in line.
I also use the steam/sauna at my gym, it has roughly the same effect.