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Hot Clicks: Woman freezes to death in cryotherapy chamber at health spa

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KHQ - 24-year-old Chelsea Ake-Salvacion, manager at a health spa called Rejuvenice in Henderson, Nevada was found dead last week inside one of the salons cryotherapy chambers and officials say she likely froze to death.

According to the company's website, Cryotherapy is meant to be "aid in the healing of tissue, improve blood circulation, fight aging and boost seratonin, metabolism and the immune system."

The cryochamber exposes the patient's entire body to hypercooled room-air. Temperatures can reach lows of -240 degrees fahrenheit. Chelsea was in the chamber for at least 10 hours before she was found. It's recommended people only stay inside for 2 minutes at a time.

Police say an "occupational error" caused her death. Chelsea was closing up shop when she went inside the chamber but because there are no cameras int he cryotherapy area, it's unclear why she never came out. Numerous celebrities have advertised the use of cryotherapy because of the supposed health benefits, but it has not been approved by the FDA.

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