54 min

Brave the Chill: Cold Water Immersion for Depression & Anxiety, with Dr. Mark Harper The Gabby Reece Show

    • Mental Health

My guest today is a consultant anesthetist at Brighton and Sussex University Hospital who, accidentally and via unrelated routes, has developed an interest in the negative effect of getting cold during surgical operations and the positive effects of cold water swimming. With his new book out CHILL, he shares his journey into the amazing impact cold water swimming has had on him, and others with anxiety and depression, PTSD, migraines, autoimmune disease, and more. Mark shares a step-by-step explanation of how to get started swimming and what you need to do before and after you get into the chilly water. He also shares that it doesn't need to be icy cold to gain so many benefits from a weekly swim. His passion is infectious. Enjoy.
Resources:
Book: CHILL | The Cold Water Swim Cure
More info: chilluk.org
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For show notes and past guests, please visit gabriellereece.com/podcast
The Gabby Reece Show talks to top experts with the goal of extracting the best information you will need to navigate the universe of health, fitness, relationships, parenting, and business. Gabby keeps it simple but gets to the heart of the conversation with the hopes of providing you with realistic takeaways.
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My guest today is a consultant anesthetist at Brighton and Sussex University Hospital who, accidentally and via unrelated routes, has developed an interest in the negative effect of getting cold during surgical operations and the positive effects of cold water swimming. With his new book out CHILL, he shares his journey into the amazing impact cold water swimming has had on him, and others with anxiety and depression, PTSD, migraines, autoimmune disease, and more. Mark shares a step-by-step explanation of how to get started swimming and what you need to do before and after you get into the chilly water. He also shares that it doesn't need to be icy cold to gain so many benefits from a weekly swim. His passion is infectious. Enjoy.
Resources:
Book: CHILL | The Cold Water Swim Cure
More info: chilluk.org
Connect with Gabby @gabbyreece | Linktree
For show notes and past guests, please visit gabriellereece.com/podcast
The Gabby Reece Show talks to top experts with the goal of extracting the best information you will need to navigate the universe of health, fitness, relationships, parenting, and business. Gabby keeps it simple but gets to the heart of the conversation with the hopes of providing you with realistic takeaways.
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

54 min