25 Reasons You Need To Laugh Out Loud Often

With so many controversial events going on around us, it’s tempting to sulk in discouragement. People need to laugh more often these days. Life is far too short and precious to spend the majority of your time upset about situations out of your control. Instead, laugh out loud…What is that? You said you have no reason to laugh out loud? Well, in that case, check out these 25 Reasons You Need To Laugh Out Loud Often.

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Laughter helps your heart

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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

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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

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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

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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 improving the ratio glucose excursion in the presence of insufficient insulin action after having eaten a meal.


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Laughter helps improve sleep

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Japanese researchers found that laughing in the evening encourages the body to produce more melatonin (the hormone released by the brain at sleep onset). For this reason, it is recommended to watch a funny show or movie before bed.

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