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8 Health Benefits of Laughter

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  1. Egyptian Doctor

    Egyptian Doctor Moderator Verified Doctor

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    Laughter is the Best Medicine , this is completely true but why , Lets see benefits of laughter :

    1- Lower blood pressure


    2- Increase vascular blood flow and oxygenation of the blood


    3- Give a workout to the diaphragm and abdominal, respiratory, facial, leg, and back muscles


    4- Reduce certain stress hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline


    5- Increase the response of tumor- and disease-killing cells such as Gamma-interferon and T-cells


    6- Defend against respiratory infections”“even reducing the frequency of colds”“by immunoglobulon in saliva


    7- Increase memory and learning; in a study at Johns Hopkins University Medical School, humor during instruction led to increased test scores


    8- Improve alertness, creativity, and memory

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    Facts About Humor Anymore anybody?
     


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    Laughter dissolves tension, stress, anger and depression.
     


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