What Is Laughter Yoga?


In the laughteronlineuniversity.com article,  What Is Laughter Yoga? , it is explainsed how laughter is being developed to a complete therapy technique, similar to a physical exercise, to be a memory and mood enhancer. Laughter Yoga explained Laughter Yoga is a new form of exercise akin to internal jogging that promotes the use of laughter as a form of [...]

June 10, 2015

Laughter as a Complementary Therapy


In the article Laughter and humor as complementary and alternative medicines for dementia patients, laughter is introduced as CAM, as complementary therapies that control symptoms and improve well-being and quality of life: Laughter as a CAM … To facilitate the better management of these chronic diseases [such as Alzheimer], recent attention has focused on the use of CAM, [...]

June 9, 2015

Laughter as prevention for Alzheimer


In the post  Laughter for Alzheimer’s Prevention, laughter is discussed as prevention for memory loss symptoms or dementia in Alzheimer patients: There is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s, a disease which 36 million people live with daily. As researchers continue to search for a solution, more emphasis is being placed on prevention of the disease rather than [...]

June 9, 2015

Laughter in dementia patients


In a biomedcentral.com research paper article, called Laughter and humor as complementary and alternative medicines to dementia patients , laughter in dementia patients is discussed in very well researched manner: Laughter in dementia patients … A positive emotion, together with laughter, may enable dementia patients to cope with their illness better, improve immune function, increase pain tolerance, and [...]

June 9, 2015

Laughter as the best medicine!


In the post  Laughter may be the best medicine for age-related memory loss,  laughter is discussed as the “best medicine” for slowing down the process of dementia : We are all familiar with the saying, “laughter is the best medicine.” And this motto may ring true when it comes to tackling age-related memory loss; a new [...]

June 9, 2015

Research on Humor in Dementia Patients

Clown  and Dementia patient( photos courtesy of ideacorkboard.wordpress.com)

In a biomedcentral.com white paper, Laughter and humor as complementary and alternative medicines for dementia patients Japanese researchers study shows how humor could be used as therapy: “…Humor has positive physiological and psychological effects in a variety of situations. The psychiatric literature purports humor as an effective tool in psychiatric illness and psychotherapy… Humor is delicate and sensitive by nature. Humor [...]

June 7, 2015
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