Laughter energizes organs
As laughter improves blood flow, controls stress hormones and provides a burst of exercise, it conveys a wake-up call to body organs such as the heart, brain and lungs and stimulates them into action.
Laughter facilitates digestion
Research shows that laughter facilitates digestion and serves as therapy that can help alleviate irritable bowel syndrome.
Laughter helps people save as much as 30% on their medical expenses
Doctors in western Japan once provided elderly people with inclusive medical care programs that involved both physical training and laughter therapy. About 92 percent of the beneficiaries reported that their annual medical costs fell 30% after joining the program.
Laughter helps free breathing
Laughter increases lung capacity and clears out your lungs by forcing enough stale air out thus allowing fresh air to enter into more areas of the lung.
Laughter improves self-image
According to studies, laughter has a strong influence on a person’s self-image (especially for men). For example, when a person laughs at a man’s jokes, it gives that man a sense of pride (so ladies, if you want to reach a man’s heart? laugh at his jokes…all of them).