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10 Wonderful Healing Effects of Laughter!

Looking for a way to instantly feel better? All you need to do is laugh. Here are 10 benefits of the simple act of laughing.

Laughter Therapy


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Laughing can improve overall health, and some cancer patients even use laughter therapy to feel better.

Soothe Pain


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Laughter produces endorphins, which are hormones that create a pleasurable feeling and reduce pain. Try it next time you stub your toe.

Better Blood Pressure


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Huffington Post reports that laughing lowers blood pressure, which makes sense considering how relaxing it is.

Helps the Immune System


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According to Help Guide, laughing boosts your immune cells, so you basically become a cold-fighting machine.

A Mini Workout


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Laughing gives the heart, lungs and even the abs a little workout. It’s may not get you a six-pack, but it’s a nice start.

Better Breathing


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Laughing helps your oxygen intake, which basically means it takes your breathing to the next level.

It’s Good for the Stomach


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Whether you have stomach pain or digestion issues, laughter can soothe your tummy.

A Circulatory System Boost


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Laughing reduces inflammation in the body, resulting in better circulation. How cool is that?

Relieves Stress


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Laughing is a great way to rid yourself of stress and relax your entire body.

Makes You Mentally Sharper


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Your mental functions, such as memory and creativity, improve when you laugh, so make sure to laugh it up before a big test.

For more reasons to laugh, check out [this clown’s song].

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