You’ve heard the expression a million times: “Laughter is the best medicine.” It’s not just an old saying. Research links laughter to a number of health benefits.
Studies have credited laughter with improving a number of health markers. According to the American Heart Association, laughing every day can reduce inflammation, increase circulation and increase good cholesterol. It’s also been shown to lower levels of cortisol, a hormone often linked to stress. In combination, these benefits can lower the risk of heart disease.Read More