Publication Date: April 16, 2013, 2:35 p.m.
Laughter, except contagious, is the best "medicine" for the soul and body! Less than half a second of laughter and the brain receives a signal to fill the body with happiness, protection and relaxation. Can you laugh spontaneously with a comic strip or a joke, but many do not know that the benefits of laughter could be heard even unbelievable! Laugh So why do "good" everywhere ...
Exercises ... like 10 minutes of rowing!
The phrase "hurt my hand" after some laughter is not unreasonable. Moments loud laughing can to train the diaphragm, abdominals and shoulders. In fact, as an exercise equivalent to 10 minutes in rowing machine or 15 minutes on a bike.
Relieves stress and anxiety
A sense of humor can not cure all ills, but, however, can relieve anxiety and induce a relaxed feel. Besides relaxing physically and completely inexpensive, laughter is able to reduce levels of anxiety ... or even to annihilate!
B oitha even lose weight
And yet, laughter helps the body to "burn" more calories, it increases your heart rate and speed up your metabolism. Consider that a sitcom can easily create 20 minutes of laughter ... and make you lose weight!
Improves the immune system of the body
It has the ability to boost the immune system, increasing the number of antibody-producing T cells. This reduces the chances of occurrence of coughs and colds. Result is nothing, by the strengthening of breath and increased levels of immunoglobulin A, which constitute the first line of defense of the organism.
Laugh to live longer!
According to recent research, optimistic old have a longer life expectancy than the pessimists. In fact, people 65-85 years old who have laughed a lot in life, are 55% less likely to die prematurely than the most miserable.
Strengthens muscles and heart
Laughter fills the body with oxygen, stimulates the heart and lungs and strengthens the muscles while releasing endorphins in the brain. Apart from the increase of blood circulation in the digestive and lymphatic system, laughing leads to 40% less chance of the occurrence of cardiac disease.
Against depression in favor of optimism
The release of endorphins that laughter boosts optimism, confidence and feelings of self-esteem and love. After all, laughter helps prevent depression, since even chronic depression can be cured by it!
Reduces wrinkles and sagging facial!
Many consider laughter a kind of anti-aging! It works as an exercise that tightens and tones facial muscles, making it look younger. In other words, laugh ... to give you a firmer face, like 10 years later.
Laughter ease the pain, after forcing the body to produce its own natural painkillers. Assists in certain muscle disorders and can distract you from the various pains.
Releasing the emotions of the soul
Laughter works like abreaction. It helps to "unblock" the emotions stored in the body, which cause mental and physical problems. This release may even change your life!
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