hot bath


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A high-temperature water bath, which may be useful for various medical conditions

hot bath

A tub bath with the water covering the body to slightly above the nipple level. The temperature is gradually raised from 98°F (36.7°C) to the desired degree, usually to 108°F (42.2°C).
See also: bath
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Lie in a hot bath for 20 minutes or, better still, visit a sauna or steam room where 15 minutes' sweating is equivalent to the kidneys working all day.
I love a hot bath with candles, very steamy and romantic.'
"Dropping the body's core temperature by first raising it in a hot bath sends blood away from the brain and skin surfaces to make you feel drowsy.
I even have a hot bath to relieve it but nothing works.
A CARE home was fined pounds 30,000 yesterday after the death of a resident horrifically burned in a hot bath.
Peter Cadwallader, prosecuting, said the father deliberately immersed him in a hot bath.
A DISABLED man died after being left in a scalding hot bath at a care home.
When you're feeling stiff and achy after a day from hell, nothing makes you feel better than a long wallow in a hot bath. And if you can add something fragrant and therapeutic to calm you down while soaking away the strain, so much the better.
This was followed by listening to music, reading, a hot drink and a hot bath.
AT the end of a fraught day, one of the nicest ways to wind down is to run a hot bath, take the phone off the hook, then lie back and relax.
PERHAPS this comes close to explaining why Hollywood lothario Jack Nicholson has never settled down: "Marriage in Hollywood is like a nice hot bath. It cools off after a short while."WHITE is in this summer - or so it would seem from these dazzling outfits worn by gorgeous Elizabeth Hurley.
Then maybe it's time to get up, and (https://www.psychologytoday.com/intl/blog/sleep-newzzz/201908/how-hot-baths-help-you-sleep-and-alleviate-pain) get a hot bath.