Put More Laughter In Your Life

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Filed Under: Heart Health
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Did you know that children laugh an average of 400 times a day, while adults giggle only 15? Somewhere on the way to adulthood we lose the ability to laugh 385 times a day!

Up your laughter quotient with comedy videos or playing with your kids, grandkids, nieces, or nephews. In one study with cardiac patients, which lasted more than a year, individuals who watched a comedy show on a daily basis had significantly lower stress hormone levels and blood pressure levels, and they needed less medication.

Dr. Sinatra and I personally love to laugh along with Jerry Seinfeld, George Carlin, or Robin Williams. Dr. Sinatra is also a huge fan of Planes, Trains, and Automobiles and never fails to laugh and laugh every time he watches that movie.

What tickles your funny bone? Let us know so we can all enjoy the benefits of laughter together!

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