We know. No one likes to hear about the bad sides of hot tubbing, but sometimes it helps to be aware of early warning signs and symptoms. This summer, soak wisely. Which is why when we came across an excellent article addressing the odd ways hot tubs can make people sick, we knew it was a must share resource.
What’s Lurking In The Water?
Rachael Rettner is a Senior Writer with Live Science. She has a masters degree in journalism from New York University’s Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in molecular biology and a Master of Science in biology from the University of California, San Diego. In her recent article, Rachael looks at hot tub lung, hot tub rashes, Legionella infection, urinary tract infections and allergic reactions.
“A relaxing dip in a hot tub may sound like the ideal way to spend a cool summer night. But in rare cases, danger may lurk beneath those soothing jets: Hot tub use has been linked with several types of infections and injuries. Here are five ways you can get hurt in a hot tub.”