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Laugh Your Way to A Longer, Healthier Life

…couldn’t be truer, laughter is extremely powerful medicine. Like crying, laughter softens the chest and is good for your respiratory system. Plus, if you’ve ever laughed so hard you cried, that’s good for your heart as well. But perhaps the biggest champion of the healing power of laughter was Norm Cousins…

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Put More Laughter In Your Life

…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…

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Prevent Cardiovascular Problems With Play and Laughter

…Children laugh an average of 400 times a day. Adults, 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 grandkids. In one study that lasted more than a year, people with cardiovascular problems who watched…

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Emotion and Heart Valves

…She said yes. That’s good because crying is great release for emotional stress. Her husband, who had come with her, wondered why about laughter. Wasn’t laughter better for stress release and helpful for ailing hearts? Both are good, and they are certainly better than holding emotions in the heart…

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9 Ways to Lower High Blood Pressure Levels

…than those who go home to an empty house or a judgmental spouse! * Laughter: Children laugh an average of 400 times a day; adults, only 15. Somewhere on the way to adulthood, we lost the ability to laugh 385 times a day! Up your laughter quotient with comedy videos or playing with your grandkids. In one…

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Lower Your Blood Pressure Week 4: Get Centered

…, it’s easy to become stressed. Be sure to get adequate sleep every night, and take a day off when you feel like you need a break. 3) Put more laughter into your life. In a study with cardiac patients, individuals who watched a comedy show on a daily basis had significantly lower stress hormone levels…

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Heart Attack and Stroke on the Menu at the Heart Attack Cafe

…and insisted that we make the nurse a nametag with my name on it, a request that I quickly followed through on. We had a ball with that cartoon. Laughter is such good medicine! And I loved listening to them chuckle their way through the drudgery of indoor treadmill walking and medically supervised exercise…

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On the Road With Dr. Sinatra

…other people in the audience need to hear as well. And the further discussion that ensues can engage more than one person at a time. And, of course, laughter is always a big part of the morning as well. Whether the humor comes from Dr. Sinatra or from the folks in active discussion with him, the sessions…

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The Importance of Emotion Well-Being

…you might not have considered. It can start with a card, a phone call, a cup of coffee or a walk in the park. We wish you and your heart love and laughter during this loving season … and all the weeks to come.

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