Therapeutic Laughter!

The function of our body depends on physiological and anatomical changes that occur. The structure and function of the human body intertwined with how our entire body reacts to internal and external phenomena. In so doing, the manner in which we monitor our body, especially what we do, eat plays an important aspect on the physical and biological dynamics.

Laughing is such a thing that I personally love doing and that makes it easy for me since I like to watch comedy shows. I love to laugh and sometime I realize when I laugh I feel a sense of relief; rejuvenated and upbeat and ready to conquer the world. But interestingly, according to research, laughing really has a therapeutic effects on the body.

The physiological impacts associated with laugher are enormous. Laugher decreases stress level, improves your sense of humor.

Long-term effects

Laughter isn’t just a quick pick-me-up, though. It’s also good for you over the long term. Laughter may:

  • Improve your immune system. Negative thoughts manifest into chemical reactions that can affect your body by bringing more stress into your system and decreasing your immunity. By contrast, positive thoughts can actually release neuropeptides that help fight stress and potentially more-serious illnesses.
  • Relieve pain. Laughter may ease pain by causing the body to produce its own natural painkillers.
  • Increase personal satisfaction. Laughter can also make it easier to cope with difficult situations. It also helps you connect with other people.
  • Improve your mood. Many people experience depression, sometimes due to chronic illnesses. Laughter can help lessen your depression and anxiety and may make you feel happier.

Short-term effects:

Laughter stimulates your organs. Meaning that, it improves your heart functions, increase oxygen-rich air, stimulates your muscles, tissue and helps increase normal blood flow in our body. Here’s Dr. Kataria speak on the health benefits of laughing.

1 thought on “Therapeutic Laughter!

  1. I love this!! What a fun thing to learn about. I think this is the best type of “medicine” I’ve ever learned about and I think it would be cool to go to a laughter yoga class someday!

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