8 Things Laughter Can Do for You!
Here are eight things laughter can do for your health and well-being. Laugh away!
Laughter lowers blood pressure.
Laughter increases vascular blood flow and oxygenation of the blood.
Laughter gives a workout to the diaphragm as well as the facial, abdominal, respiratory, leg, and back muscles.
Laughter reduces stress hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline.
Laughter increases the response of disease-killing cells such as Gamma-interferon and T-cells.
Laughter defends against respiratory infections.
Laughter increases memory and learning.
Laughter improves alertness, creativity, and memory!
The American Heart Association works to teach people how to identify heart attacks and strokes as well as funds research and treatment for heart disease. Donate via http://www.americanheart.org, or by calling 800-242-8721.
Note: February is American Heart Month.
Curator: John Kremer