Laughter and Health(rimainadelaide)

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Laughter and Health(rimainadelaide)

  1. 1. LAUGHTER & HEALTH By: Rima Purwari 504775 Teachers: Val and Sime
  2. 2. Warmer :• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFHjwuXx B• What makes us laugh?
  3. 3. Outline1)Introduction : Definition of laughter2)Body : The benefits of laughter include physical ,mental and social health benefits3)Solution4)Conclusion5)References6)Discussion
  4. 4. Definition of LaughterLaughter is the biological reaction of humans to moments or occcasions of humor.
  5. 5. The benefits of laughter Physical health benefits Mental health benefits Social benefits
  6. 6. Physical Health Benefits Boosts immunityPrevents heart Lower stress disease hormones Increase Decreases muscle flexion pain
  7. 7. Did you know?Laugh can boost the immune system by raising level of infection-fighting
  8. 8. Laughter may lower blood pressure and reduce stress hormones
  9. 9. Laughter is a powerfulemotional medicine thatcan lower strees andimproves mood .Laughter helps keep apositive , optimisticoutlook through difficultsituations anddisappoinments .
  10. 10. Adds joy and zest to life
  11. 11. Research presented by the AmericanCollege of Cardiology, for instance,found that the positive effects oflaughing last for about 45 minutes andincreases blood flow by 20% and stressdecreased by 35%
  12. 12. Social Benefits
  13. 13. Strengthens RelationshipsEnhances TeamworkHelps Defuse Conflict
  14. 14. SolutionCreating Opportunities to Laugh Smile Watch a funny movieRead the funny pagesShare a good joke with friendsRemind your self to have fun
  15. 15. ConclusionIn conclusion ,laughter accelerates healing and many small health problems disappear so that choosing to laugh is the best medicine. Laughter releases endorphin and promotes physical health, mental health and also social benefits in our lives .
  16. 16. References:• Goodheart, Annette , 1994,Laughter Theraphy,Less Stress Press,Santa Barbara CA .• Robert R , Provine , 2000 , Laughter: a scientific investigation , Faber and Faber , London• http://weighingsuccess.blogspot.com.au/2012 /04/health-benefits-of-laughter.html• www.healthguidance.org/entry/...Positive- Effects-of-Laughter.html
  17. 17. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION 

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