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Every person laughs several times a day for different reasons - after hearing a joke, watching a comedy movie or reading a comic book. Humor is one of the important senses that human being is blessed with. Laughing expresses a feeling of happiness. Humor and laughter are contagious and they cause a cumulative effect of amusement and joy. In addition, they offer a number of positive health benefits.What are the positive health benefits of laughing ??

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Asked by parul advani, 08 Feb '10 05:32 pm
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When laughter is shared, it binds people together and increases happiness and intimacy. In addition to the domino effect of joy and amusement, laughter also triggers healthy physical changes in the body. Humor and laughter strengthen your immune system, boost your energy, diminish pain, and protect you from the damaging effects of stress. Best of all, this priceless medicine is fun, free, and easy to use.

Laughter is good for your health
Laughter relaxes the whole body. A good, hearty laugh relieves physical tension and stress, leaving your muscles relaxed for up to 45 minutes after.
Laughter boosts the immune system. Laughter decreases stress hormones and increases immune cells and infection-fighting antibodies, thus improving your resistance to disease.
Laughter triggers the release of endorphins, the bodys natural feel-good chemicals. Endorphins promote an overall sense of well-being and can even temporarily relieve pain.
Laughter protects the heart. Laughter improves the ...more
Answered by Jack Johnson, 08 Feb '10 09:57 pm

 
  
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Laughter helps the pituitary gland release its own pain-suppressing opiates.

What can laughter do?:

Lower blood pressure
Increase vascular blood flow and oxygenation of the blood
Give a workout to the diaphragm and abdominal, respiratory, facial, leg, and back muscles
Reduce certain stress hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline
Increase the response of tumor- and disease-killing cells such as Gamma-interferon and T-cells
Defend against respiratory infectionseven reducing the frequency of coldsby immunoglobulon in saliva. ...more
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 08 Feb '10 05:46 pm

 
  
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It keep the blood circulation in order
Answered by staasha, 08 Feb '10 05:40 pm

 
  
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I am sure must have heard about "Laughing clubs" in your locality-It improves your face value and so many other positives with increased blood circulation and so on
Moreover it does not hurt anyone if used judiciously
Answered by SriniVenkat, 08 Feb '10 05:37 pm

 
  
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Brain cool
Answered by Pram Sha, 08 Feb '10 05:35 pm

 
  
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Laughing is good for health. Babies and children laugh more than 100 times a day, where as an adult laughs not even 10 times a day. Let us follow what you say and try to laugh more.
Answered by Mahadevan Subramaniapillai, 09 Feb '10 12:08 am

 
  
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(1) Tension is kicked out to hostile neighbours.
(2) Great face exercise which makes the look of the face better than monkey.
(3) Fooling others by giving impression that you are actually happy.
(4) Making enemies jealous because they can only cry against you.
And 'aur bhi bahut fayda hain' which I would like to tell in instalments.
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Answered by Prakash Chandra, 08 Feb '10 09:35 pm

 
  
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