LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE

LAUGHTING IS ALSO ANOTHER GIFT OF NATURE’S EXERCISE DICTIONARY………LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE

Researchers have found that laughter improves our mood, reduces anxiety, eases stress and adds years to our life.

The best things in life may not be free, but there is one thing which can do wonders, and it cost nothing – laughter. The adage “laughter is the best medicine” holds very much true even today.

Researchers have found that laughter improves our mood, reduces anxiety, eases stress, and is associated with creativity and emotional stability. Laughter helps lower blood pressure, adds years to our life and also helps one distress. SO WHY NOT LAUGH and through ALL OUR WORRIES AWAY.

A new study from the University of Maryland Medical Centre has shown that laughter, along with a healthy sense of humor is good for our heart.

Even though scientists yet to know why laughing protects the heart, but they have noted that mental stress is associated with impairment of the endothelium, the protective barrier lining our blood vessels. This can cause a series of inflammatory reactions that lead to fat and cholesterol build-up in the coronary arteries and ultimately to a heart attack. But scientists know that during laughter, hormones are released in the body which relax the mind and body. There is decrease in hormones which produce stress hormones adrenaline and steroids. There is also release of hormones dopamine and serotonin, which provides us with a feeling of well-being.

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January 12, 2009. Tags: , , , , . Uncategorized.

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