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Medicinal Benefits of Laughter that are Scientifically Proved
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Medicinal Benefits of Laughter that are Scientifically Proved

It is the best medicine. This saying is indeed true. Read this blog to know more about it.

Every year thousands of people across the globe celebrate World Laughter Day. This day is celebrated on the first Sunday in the month of May every year. This year, it falls on May 3rd. The significance of this date is to raise awareness about laughter and the many benefits it has. Given the current scenario, we could all use some laughter. Let us know more about this day. 

How People Celebrate World Laughter Day? 

There are laughter clubs where people gather and laugh together. But, due to the coronavirus social gathering is out of the question. So, many people are creating virtual laughter clubs. You would be able to join these clubs via video call and be a part of the celebrations. You can also create a club with your friends and family and do the same. There are outstanding comedy variations available on the internet. You can see them and have a good laugh. This will make their days brighter and heads clearer. Everyone is a tough mental headspace right now. This could be a breath of freshness for them. 

You can also upload a picture on social media by holding placards or uploading a laughing video or photo. The effects of laughter are contagious in a good way. You can also take part in several online challenges. There are also many medicinal benefits of laughter. Let’s have a look at some of them. 

The Medicinal Benefits of Laughter:

  • Laughter releases the endorphin or feel good hormones which is also responsible for relaxation. Hence, laughing makes you relax.
  • It helps in boosting the immunity system.
  • It also helps in decreasing the secretion of stress hormones. As a result, your capability to fight infections increases. 
  • As it releases endorphins, it helps in getting relief from pain.
  • This is very good for the heart as well. It also improves the blood circulation of the body. 
  • You can also burn calories by laughing. 
  • According to some studies, it helps in increasing your life span as well.
  • It reduces your anger.
  • Laughter also helps in times when you are anxious.
  • You can have a stronger resilience.
  • It is also helps in relaxing your muscles.
  • Your body has T-cells. These cells are responsible for fighting any disease or infection. They just need to be activated. When you laugh, you automatically activate a T-cell. Your immune response begins immediately. 
  • It is also an exercise.
  • Laughter also has a positive impact in the treatment of cancer.
  • It increases the oxygen level of the blood.
  • Laughing also helps in improving memory.
  • If you are creative then maybe you laugh way too much.

However, you must always be careful. Although, there are no studies that show side effects of laughter but laughing too hard can result in cardiac arrest.

These are some amazing facts about laughter. If you want to know more check out the website of Maggo Hospital