I've heard from quite a few people who swear by Wim Hof. I haven't heard about
it related to lyme, but seems to have helped quite a few people who had health problems. I think it's pretty neat actually, I'm def intrigued. And like Dude Abides mentions, I think our modern comfort lifestyles that never challenge the body with extremes somehow chips away at both our mental and physical capacities. Not that I don't appreciate modern life's comforts, but there are likely some health costs to never challenging the body (within reason).
For instance, when it comes to weight training, and many sports as well, the only way to get better (increase work capacity) is by challenging the body. This increases its capacity over time (if done methodically and with a solid sensible framework).
I like the concept of "stress desensitization" that was brought up. That could potentially be one aspect, I think there may also be other beneficial metabolic and immune system things going on with Wim Hof's stuff.
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