Correlation between laughter and health
We all know that joy and happiness help us lead a healthy life. Now, more specifically, is laughter good for a good healthy life?
Laughter is good for our mental health. Researchers have found that it helps release chemicals in the brain that lead to sensations of pleasure and well being. It’s not just the brain, but even our bodily functions seem to respond to laughter. The blood flow in arteries improved when groups were asked to watch a video that induced laughter. And it stayed that way for 24 hours. This is profound in that such a simple exercise can lead to better function of our mind and body.