Laughter Therapy

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Therapy and laughter is something that is rarely or never think of the global community. In the dictionary, the definition of therapy is "an effort to restore the health of the sick." therapy is a treatment that is very serious and requires the expertise of certain individuals to overcome. After all, people enter a therapy for a serious cause, often at critical times in their lives. There are many different types of therapy we generally known as Crystal and Gemstone therapy, Aromatherapy, Pet Therapy and etc. The topics that we discuss now are about laughter therapy. Is laughter therapy effective treatment? How then, can laughter be a vital part of the therapy process when the subject matter is so serious? Laughing is a voluntary reaction to certain external or internal body. Laughter can arise from such activities as being tickled, or from humor story or thoughts. Commonly it is considered a visual expression of a number of positive emotional states. Such as joy, mirth, happiness, relief and so on. Laughter is a part of human behavior regulated by the brain, helping humans clarify their intention in social interaction and providing an emotional context to conversations. Laughter is used as a signal for being part of a group-it signals acceptance and positive interactions with others. Laughter is sometimes seen as infection, and the laughter of one person can itself provoke laughter from others as a positive feedback. Laughter, a birthright of all human beings, is actually misunderstood and undervalued as a healing, cathartic process. According to psychologist William James, “We don’t laugh because we’re happy. We’re happy because we laugh”. If we put laughter into a pain framework, all kind of laughter in all kinds of painful situations begin to make sense. Research by Dr Robert Provine suggest that laughter is a for of communication, probably the first one in the human race, which later evolved, with the liberation of voice from walking and breathing, into human language. Provine has spent decades studying laughter. In his interview for WedMD, he indicated that laughter is a mechanism everyone has-part of universal human vocabulary. There are thousands of languages, hundreds of thousands of dialects but everyone speaks laughter in pretty much the same way. Laughter is primitive, an unconscious vocalization. And if it seems you laugh more than other, Provine argues that it probably is genetics, as is everything we are programmed to do while in physical body.

Laugh makes you relaxes
Laughter was considered the best solutions in treating any problem. This is opinion is truth because the body naturally relax when we laugh. This movement is considered exercise for the middle part of the body actually burns calories also. Scientist have found laugh as much as 100 times have benefits similar to exercise 10 to 15 minutes. Laughter helps stimulate the healing process by lowering blood pressure and blood flow. When we laugh, the body produces white blood cells and a protein important in the immune system. Laughter like any exercise, laughing relaxes you and works against chronic stress that most Americans wear on the shoulder. Mehmet C. Oz,M.D., a heart surgeon at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center in New York City, explains why this is so in a 2005 “Reader’s Digest” article: When you push any engine, including your body, to its maximum, every once in a while it slips a gear. The way the body manifests that are:irregular heartbeats, high blood pressure, and increased sensitivity to pain. When people us laugh, the autonomic nervous system just tones down a bit to take it off high gear and that allows the heart to relax.

Laugh reduces stress
Is that true that there is a relationship, laugh can prevent disease and reduce stress? Stress at this point could be raised by a number or reasons and everyone has different reasons. Every person has a different way of dealing with...
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