What is the relaxing effect of water or the mammalian diving reflex?

What is the relaxing effect of water or the mammalian diving reflex?



Have you ever wondered why people have this need, how water is so closely related to the “feeling of peace”?

Basically, when cold water touches our face and we hold our breath, our heart rate drops, blood is drawn towards the center of our body, resulting in a sense of peace.


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