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MehraVista Moment: Laughter the Best Medicine

MehraVista Moment January | February 2017 On average, a child laughs 300 to 500 times a day while the average adult laughs approximately 15 times a day.  Laughter has tremendous short-term “positive side effects”.  Laughing not only lessens your load emotionally but it can induce physical changes in your body as well. Benefits of Laughing Decreases stress hormones Triggers release of endorphins (the body’s natural feel good chemicals) Relieves physical pain by releasing natural pain killers in the body Helps you lose weight Gives you good sleep Makes you look younger by decreasing facial tension Increases immune cells (resistance to disease)