Want to change the temperature of your room from chilly unfamiliarity to a warm family-like atmosphere?All you need is a deep rooted belly laugh.
Dr. Lee Berk and Dr. Stanley Tan have researched the benefits of laughter and found these amazing results.Also, remember the body can’t differentiate between real and fake laughter.So,even if you had a very serious day at you,laugh like it is a daily yoga.This easiest and effective yoga is sure to give you best benefits.
Listed are 5 best benefits you can reap out of laughing everyday:
1. Laughter helps lower blood pressure
Research shows that laughter and humor can help in lowering blood pressure levels,by about 10 points in just 20 minutes.
In a small study, participants were made to watch a 20 minute humorous video clip, as well as 20 minutes of serious war movie,after which their BP was measured.Funny video clip not only lowered participants’ blood pressure but their cholesterol levels. The war movie on the contrary had no effect. When your funny bone is tickled, it reduces levels of stress hormones,which are related to rising of blood pressure.So grab the Sunday paper, flip to the funny pages, and enjoy your best medicine.,laughter.
2. Reduces stress hormone levels
Laughter reduces stress hormone levels,thereby cutting the anxiety and stress, impacting your body. Also, the reduction of stress hormones may result in better functioning of your immune system. Imagine, laughing your heart out when your friend tells a funny joke can relieve some of the day’s stress and help you derive best health benefits.
3. Works your abs
Did you ever think laughter can help tone your abs? When you are laughing, the muscles in your stomach expand and contract, similar to when you intentionally exercise your abs. Also, the muscles you are not using while laughing are getting an opportunity to relax. Add laughter to your ab routine and make getting a toned tummy more enjoyable.
4. Laughter helps improve your cardiac health
Laughter is a great cardio workout.This is specifically useful for people who are incapable of doing other physical activity due to injury or illness. It gets your heart pumping and burns a similar amount of calories per hour as walking at a slow to moderate pace. So, laugh your heart out.
5. Triggers the release of endorphins in your system
Endorphins are naturally produced in the body and acts as the body’s painkillers. The more you laugh, endorphins release in your body, which can help ease chronic pain and make you feel good all over again.
Also,laughter can increase your overall sense of well-being. If you have a positive outlook on life,you tend to fight diseases in a far much better way than others with negative outlook.
Nature has endowed the human with A Powerful Heart,Mind and Body.Live freely,have a very positive outlook towards life and don’t forger to have a good laugh everyday!