Laughter relieves stress



Scientists hypothesize that laughter is a protective mechanism for the brain.He (mechanism) is activated when the collision of man with something incomprehensible, illogical.Perhaps it was as evolutionarily that people faced with a paradoxical situation, not sour, do not lose heart, but instead laughed at or above is happening in the circumstances.Experience shows that in the end they turned out to be more successful in dealing with or understanding of the problem than those who are despondent, grieving.That is why such a reaction and strengthened in human behavior, and it was possible to say that the sense of humor and laughter (all Darwinian) evolutionary advantage became homo sapiens, which helped him to survive.

fact of modern life: the stress (exams, all hands on deck at work, personal drama) people unconsciously tries often laugh and joke, looking for contacts with positive people, wisecracking and joker, unless, of course, we are not talking about a deep depression or havingneurosis.However, sometimes these situations get nervous laughter, smiles curves and hysterical giggles.But still, say psychologists, it is much more useful than a voltage accumulate. body accumulates power, sooner or later will burst, but when it is too long to find a way out in the form of bright emotions (crying, laughing, and others.), Could end up threatening the health of a nervous breakdown, and even psychosis.

Laughter beats pain



scientists from different countries conducted research aimed at studying the nature and function of laughter.Based on these results, they say - laughter is able to defeat the pain.When a person laughs, in his blood sharply increases the amount of endorphins - the hormone that can cause a feeling of joy and satisfaction, and significantly reduce pain or even to remove them.Thus, laughing heartily people forget that they have something where something hurts, and the chief painkiller in this case is the laughter.

Laughter improves immunity



smile, laughter, and even more laughter has a very strong effect on the human mind and has a lot of non-obvious effects.One of the first neuroscientists who studied the healing properties of laughter, American William Fry arranged experiment: he took on the analysis of the blood of volunteers (those were his students), and then told them funny jokes, and then again took the blood, and compares the results of the blood.It turned out that the blood taken after the session with anecdotes, increased the number of antibodies, ie,manifested activation of the immune system.

Subsequent research by British scientists also point to the fact that the immune system is lively and cheerful people, always ready to smile and open laughter, it has better resistance to many diseases (eg, influenza virus).According to the Austrian psychologists, laughter - perhaps not the best therapy for stroke patients. Today laughter therapy in the western countries has become a popular phenomenon.There's even there are different schools, working on different methods, but taking as a basis for a laugh.His teaching yoga therapists called laughter.

Laughter heals the whole body



Laughter, like a full workout at the gym, actively involves 80 groups of muscles, including the diaphragm, abdominals, persons.When laughter in humans is particularly deep breath, and then updated supplies of oxygen in the tissues, to straighten out the lungs, the airways are exempt.In addition, laughter has beneficial effects on the heart.Perhaps there was not a body, which would have not impacted positively laughing.

Swiss physiologists somehow managed to calculate that one minute of laughter is equivalent to 30 minutes of jogging.And that's not to mention the kind of effective exercises facial muscles get!During the merry laughter involved no less than 15 facial muscles, which helps preserve the elasticity of skin.