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Laugh yourself Well, It is Time to Distress

We have all heard that laughter is the best medicine. Well, here is some scientific evidence to prove it. According to the American College of Sports Medicine, individuals who watched comedy had better “arterial compliance.” Translated into English that means the amount of blood that passes through the arteries is increased. Therefore the 75 trillion cells that make up your body get more oxygen, more nutrients and are overall better fueled when you laugh, all the while helping lower your blood pressure at the same time.

In another study, the long lasting benefits of a little comedy added to life was further documented, “Arterial compliance was improved for a full 24 hours after subjects watched a funny movie,” per researcher Jun Sugawara.

So, it seems a laugh a day can help keep the doctor away. It is time to kick back and laugh, rent a movie and de-stress and be well. I strongly believe that stress is a hugely under-appreciated killer, contributing to accelerated aging and premature death. If you have not evaluated your stress levels, it is time to do so.

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