LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE – AND IT’S FREE!

Medical science is now providing some evidence that laughter is indeed the best medicine. You can take it any time you want. You can’t overdose. You don’t have to fill out forms in triplicate and – it’s logical. We’ve known for a long time that stress can make you sick. The question is, “Can laughter make you well?” The answer, coming from a number of doctors, dentists and research scientist is, “Yes”. Don’t throw away the antibiotics, but add a hearty dose of laughter to the prescription. It strengthens the immune system and helps you heal faster.

HUMOR CHANGES OUR BIOCHEMICAL STATE…
Laughter decreases stress hormones and increases infection fighting antibodies. It increases our attentiveness, heart rate and pulse.


LAUGHTER PROTECTS THE HEART…
Laughter, along with an active sense of humor, may help protect you against a heart attack, according to the study at the University of Maryland Medical Center.


LAUGHTER STIMULATES BRAIN FUNCTION…
Laughter stimulates both sides of the brain to enhance learning. It eases muscle tension and psychological stress, which keeps the brain alert and allows people to retain more information. Lacking humor will cause one’s thought processes to stagnate leading to increased distress.

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