You’ve probably heard the old adage: “laughter is the best medicine.”
Well, there might be more truth to that than we once believed. According to research from California’s Loma Linda University, there are eight pretty convincing health benefits of laughter that will make you roar, belly laugh, guffaw, and giggle far more often…
1. Laughter is a Natural Pain Killer
You probably already know that the act of laughing produces endorphins, known as a “happy” brain chemical that acts as a natural pain killer—soothing stress, reducing anxiety, easing chronic pain, and just making you feel really, really swell.