Laughercise: Health Benefits Similar to Exercise Lowers Cholesterol and Systolic Blood Pressure
Poster Session X - Board: X-140
Sunday, May 24, 2009, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Golden Gate Exhibit Hall
We have demonstrated that repetitious laughter (Laughercise) can lower total cholesterol and systolic blood pressure. This may have clinical relevance as Laughercise could be a complimentary behavior to exercise itself. Future research will determine whether regular laughter sessions - “Laughercising”- can optimize these and other health risk factors similar to exercise.