Research About or Related to the Wim Hof Method

Matthew Capowski

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This thread will be used to discuss research related to the Wim Hof Method.

Voluntary activation of the sympathetic nervous system and attenuation of the innate immune response in humans

"This study demonstrates that the in vivo innate immune response can be voluntarily influenced in a nonpharmacological manner through voluntary activation of the sympathetic nervous system."

Involvement of Lactate and Pyruvate in the Anti-Inflammatory Effects Exerted by Voluntary Activation of the Sympathetic Nervous System

"In conclusion, the present study extends our previous findings regarding the effect of a training intervention consisting of cold exposure, breathing exercises, and meditation on the LPS-induced immune response in healthy volunteers."