3 Ways That Laughter Can Give You a Healthier Heart

In recent years, studies have shown a strong link between our emotions and cardiovascular health.

Research shows that hostility, anger, depression, anxiety and social isolation all lead to higher rates of heart disease.

The reverse is true as well: Laughter, happiness and a sense of humor actually can help you to stay healthy. Research suggests laughter can decrease stress hormones, reduce artery inflammation and increase HDL, the “good” cholesterol, says the American Heart Association (AHA).

 

Source: 3 Ways That Laughter Can Give You a Healthier Heart – Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic