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5 Ways Laughter is Good For Health

5 Ways Laughter is Good For Health

Apr 21, 2011-- Ever felt lighter after a good laugh? Physiologically speaking, that's no coincidence. Laughter is shown to increase blood flow, strengthen immune system, reduce muscle pain, lower blood sugar and shed calories. Along similar lines, singing or listening to music can improve the brain's auditory and language processing functions, and decrease insomnia, stress and stroke. Regular grounding practices like meditation or attending a religious service can reduce blood pressure, heart rate and muscle tension. Cures can come in all shapes and sizes, sometimes as simple as a moment of laughter, song, or reflection. (4342 reads)

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