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Any information on "laughter therapy"?
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Laughter is good 4 U
Laughter releases endorphins, giving us the "feel good factor"; Acts as aerobic exercise; Unleashes inhibitors & breaks down barriers; Great teambuilding tool, better communication; Helps boost the immune system & resist disease; Tones muscles & improves respiration and circulation; Encourages positive thinking and creativity; Relaxes the whole body by reducing tension/stress.
Ref. Whatsupmag.com

In brief: Laughter is good 4 U
Laughter releases endorphins, giving us the "feel good factor"; Acts as aerobic exercise; Unleashes inhibitors & breaks down barriers; Great teambuilding tool, better communication; Helps boost the immune system & resist disease; Tones muscles & improves respiration and circulation; Encourages positive thinking and creativity; Relaxes the whole body by reducing tension/stress.
Ref. Whatsupmag.com
Dr. Charles Cattano
Dr. Charles Cattano
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Dr. Lily Bhattacharya
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Beneficial
Laughter therapy or focusing on good things, funny things, funny movies, pets, lighter sides of life has been proven to increase the immune system and lessen the effects of stress.
People have "laughed" themselves out of serious illnesses and i watch cartoons to detach from the stress of the media and politics and our oversexed society. It works wonders and can help give a new perspective.

In brief: Beneficial
Laughter therapy or focusing on good things, funny things, funny movies, pets, lighter sides of life has been proven to increase the immune system and lessen the effects of stress.
People have "laughed" themselves out of serious illnesses and i watch cartoons to detach from the stress of the media and politics and our oversexed society. It works wonders and can help give a new perspective.
Dr. Lily Bhattacharya
Dr. Lily Bhattacharya
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Dr. Anthony Vertino
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Try this
Laughter therapy is exactly what it sounds like: the use of laughter in therapeutic form to heal the body and emotions.
There is no absolute for the uses of humor and laughter in therapeutic form, but some examples are purposeful laughter and using props such as movies or clowns. It is not a system of therapy as it is the use of humor to deal with a stressful world. So two ... Walk into a bar..

In brief: Try this
Laughter therapy is exactly what it sounds like: the use of laughter in therapeutic form to heal the body and emotions.
There is no absolute for the uses of humor and laughter in therapeutic form, but some examples are purposeful laughter and using props such as movies or clowns. It is not a system of therapy as it is the use of humor to deal with a stressful world. So two ... Walk into a bar..
Dr. Anthony Vertino
Dr. Anthony Vertino
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