Taking a bath isn’t just relaxing. It could also be good for your heart, study says

(CNN)Ending your day with a hot bath might have more benefits relaxation. They discovered this after tracking the bathing habits and cardiovascular disease risk of more than 61,000 Japanese adults for 20 years. “We found that frequent tub bathing was significantly associated with a lower risk of hypertension, suggesting that a beneficial effect of tub bathing on risk of [cardiovascular disease] may be in part due to a reduced risk of developing hypertension,” the researchers said in a press release. Bathing linked to heart health Participants ages 40 to 59…

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