Is Ice Bucketing hazardous to your health?
Apparently there is a new fad this summer of pouring a bucket of ice over one’s head in order to raise money for various causes. Here’s one of MANY examples: link
This phenomenon is happening all over the country and is raising awareness (and money!).
Is there a health hazard to pouring ice water over one’s head? Could the shock of the cold water confuse the body’s temperature regulation?
This question is in the General Section. Responses must be helpful and on-topic.