you feel when you laugh is a great way of combating the physical
effects of stress. When we laugh, our body relaxes and endorphins
(natural painkillers) are released into the blood stream.
Therapy Infocenter in Holistic-online.com - Laughter Therapy and
the resultant laughing is found to lower blood pressure, reduce stress
hormones, increase muscle flexion, and boost immune function by raising
levels of infection-fighting T-cells, disease-fighting proteins called
Gamma-interferon and B-cells, which produce disease-destroying antibodies.
Laughter also triggers the release of endorphins, the body's natural
painkillers, and produces a general sense of well-being.. 3/5
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Therapy Emterprises - We need to laugh more and seek stress reducing
humor in our everyday lives. Laughter is the human gift for coping
and for survival. 2/5
Therapy - Laughter not only provides a full-scale workout for
your muscles, it unleashes a rush of stress-busting endorphins. What's
more, your body can't distinguish between real and fake laughter -
any giggle will do. A Guardian Article. Not
Scholarly Article on Laughter Therapy - Click