25 Reasons You Should Laugh Out Loud Often

Posted by , Updated on June 11, 2014

People need to laugh more often these days. With so much going on around us, it’s tempting to sulk in discouragement. But don’t let that happen. Life is too short and too precious. Instead, laugh out loud… What is that? You say you have “no reason to laugh out loud”? Well, in that case, check out these 25 reasons you should laugh out loud often.
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Laughter protects the heart

Laughter protects the heart.melissamcclure.net

In another study conducted by the University of Maryland Medical Center a correlation was demonstrated between people who laugh often and overall heart health. The researchers found that people with heart disease were 40% less likely to laugh in a variety of situations compared to people of the same age without heart disease.

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Laughter boosts the immune system

Laughter boosts the immune system.www.tangramhotels.com

According to the National Cancer Institute, laughter keeps the stress hormones under control and aids immune system agents such as the NK cells, lymphocytes, B cells, and T cells function optimally.

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Laughter helps you heal faster

Laughter relaxes the whole body.drmindypelz.wordpress.com

Scientific research has suggested that by lowering our blood pressure, boosting our immune functions, decreasing stress hormones, etc,; laughter actually helps us recuperate faster from various ailments.

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Laughter helps lower blood sugar levels

Laughter helps lower blood sugar levels.www.nddcb.gov.lk

Laughter provides one of the best health benefits for diabetics. In a 2012 study performed on 19 diabetic patients, it was demonstrated that laughter helped suppress blood sugar levels by ameliorating the postprandial (after eating a meal) glucose excursion in the presence of insufficient insulin action.

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Laughter helps improve sleep

Laughter helps improve sleep.strangerdiaries.wordpress.com

Japanese researchers found that laughing in the evening encourages the body to produce more melatonin (the hormone released by the brain at sleep onset).


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