LOL to Lose Weight

Published: 12th January 2016 04:24 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th January 2016 04:24 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: 0umour and laughter strengthen your immune system, boost your energy, diminish pain, and protect you from the damaging effects of stress,” says Dr. K. Ashwin Kumar Physician,  Apollo Clinic, on the occasion of World Laughter Day on Sunday.  About how laughter affects each part of the body, he elaborates:

Face: All the facial muscles are put into action which helps to de-stress which provides similar to an actual massage to the facial muscles.It improves the vascular flow and also improves the freshness and glow in the face.

Reduce weight

LOL.jpgOne of the benefits of laughter is that it can help one tone their abs  When one is laughing, the muscles in their stomach expand and contract, similar to when they intentionally exercise their abs, add laughter to your ab routine to get a toned tummy.

Respiratory system

By laughing the respiratory health improves as all the muscles of respiration are brought into play similar to an aerobic exercise.

Neuro muscular ending

All the muscles are put into exercise including the leg and hand muscles by the vigorous movement, which helps in spending energy,  in turn there is break down of calories, it also helps in calorie loss and helps in weight management as seen in laughter clubs.

Mental health

It brings a good outcome in patients suffering from anxiety disorders as it reduces stress and anxiety which is commonly encountered in today’s busy life.


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