Episode 259: Why might whole-body cryotherapy be bad for you?

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One Response to Episode 259: Why might whole-body cryotherapy be bad for you?

  1. Your healthy skepticism about cryotherapy is understandable. Most of our clients are skeptical when they come in and then after the a session or two they understand the benefits are real. The lady that unfortunately passed away in Las Vegas was an employee at the cryo center and she did a session on herself after hours. It is never ok to do cryo alone. If someone would have been there this would never have happened. Cryo has been around for a long time with millions of sessions done and this was the first time something like this happened. The number of centers in the USA has grown from about 10 in 2012 to about 400 now. Also as you mentioned there is a lack of quality large scale studies. There are many smaller studies out there that do show that cryo works.

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