5 Benefits of Laughter Yoga Therapy

By | January 1, 2019

This week, I casually browsed through old magazines whose content covered many health issues. I ran out of ideas in writing articles, so it occurred to me to browse through magazines and books for my reference in making articles.

 

Benefits of Laughter Therapy

 

One of the magazines that I often use as reference material is Nirmala magazine. Although this magazine is a 2012 issue (for a long time), the info, in my opinion, is still entirely valid and this can still be used at any time.

It’s a shame if this useful information is just passed.

The thing that caught my attention was about articles about yoga laughter. “Oh, yeah?” (I think). Since when did there be a laughing yoga? Why do you have to bother making laughter clubs? Is it not enough just to watch a movie or read funny stories?

Finally, I continued reading the article to completion out of curiosity. While smiling to myself (for imagining how the activities at the yoga laughter club) finally I finished reading the article about yoga laughter.

Here are things that readers might want to know about the benefits of laughter:

Useful laughter eases stress

Laughter is the most natural form of dynamic meditation that can relax. It is said to be the most natural meditation because by laughing we don’t need to focus the mind.

By laughing the muscles that had been tense will relax. Laughing can help widen narrow blood vessels so that it facilitates blood flow throughout the body.

According to Dr. Lee S. a specialist and researcher on psychoneuroimmunology from Loma Linda University, California, USA, laughing happily can help increase the number of natural killer cells that play a role in the immune system to increase levels of antibodies in mucus or mucus in the nose and respiratory tract so that the body is protected from attacks by viruses, bacteria, and other microorganisms.

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According to Dr. Madan, more than 70% of the types of diseases have to do with stress so that it can trigger hypertension, heart disease, depression, insomnia, migraines, senility, and others. So it’s natural that laughter can reduce the risk of getting various types of diseases because laughing the brain can be more calm, peaceful and happy.

5 Benefits of Laughter Yoga Therapy

Everyone has ever laughed since the baby. No need to be taught, laughter is a spontaneous reaction when we see or feel something that is tickling or considered funny.

According to Kadek Suambara, a Yoga Laughter instructor there are five forms of healthy laughter that can even heal.

These five types of laughter will vibrate or stimulate relaxation and help activate the nerves and cells in a person’s body parts starting from the stomach down, chest, throat, head and whole body so that it is believed to help cure diseases in these organs.

1. Laugh Release with the sound hehehe with the sound source from the chest. Laughter is useful for training organs in the chest to restore asthma, heart, liver, and lungs.

2. Laughter escaped accompanied by a sound hahaha with a sound source centered on the stomach. Laughing will activate the stomach organs so that it is useful to relieve stomach ulcers, pancreatic problems, menstruation, production, gout, menopause.

3. Laughter accompanied by a hohoho voice. Helps vibrate the throat so that it is useful for the treatment of cough disease, emotional complaints quickly angry, timid, nervous, lack of confidence and other negative emotional diseases.

4. Laughing with your mouth tightly closed with a sound mmmmmmmmmmmmmm … It can help relaxation relax the nerve of the head which helps complaints of insomnia, difficulty concentrating, and complaints around the other head.

5. Whereas if there are complaints in four parts of the body, it is recommended to laugh as hard as possible but without making a sound. Well then? Laughing in this way is thought to shake and stimulate most cells in the body.

Thus the article about the benefits of laughter. So try to laugh even though you don’t necessarily laugh because something is funny or tickling.

Hopefully, you laugh more often …

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