'Laughter is the best medicine.' This is something you must have heard at least once in your lifetime but, let me tell you, there is a reason behind it. Laughter also has certain health benefits that not many are aware of. On that note, here are 8 health benefits of laughter, you should know about. Read on to find out.

1. Laughing lowers blood pressure levels that aides in reducing the risk of stroke and heart attack.

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2. Laughing out loud reduces stress hormone levels which aide in improving the performance of the immune system.

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3. Laughter improves the cardiac health of an individual. So, laugh all you want.

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4. When you laugh, you activate your T-cells (specialized immune system cells) that aide in fighting off sickness.

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5. A good laugh triggers the release of endorphins that help ease chronic pain and uplift mood.

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6. Laughter reduces anxiety and other negative emotions.

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7. Laughing improves your breathing.

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8. Laughing aides in burning calories.

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So, LOL guys.