Laughter has been shown to have positive physiologic effects that range from supporting the immune system to enhancing the quality of breast milk.
The studies that have been done show that laughter’s immune enhancing effects include lowering the level of cortisol in the blood, increasing the number of activated T lymphocytes (which fight infected and malignant cells), and supporting the quality and quantity of natural killer cells.
Did you know that Osteopathy can also help reduce stress levels by acting on sympathetic nervous system? The sympathetic nervous system lies in front of your ribs and by working with them and the rest of the body we are able to allow your nervous system to reduce to a calmer level and aid with stress relief. Our Osteopaths love to have a laugh and think that as well as Osteopathy treatment, laughter is just another way in which you can enrich your life to be full of vitality.
It’s easy why not give it a go…. Research says it helps!
Here’s a joke to get you started!