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We all need laughter in our life and people with chronic illness know this well. Apparently there is science to back up the old adage that Laughter is the best medicine. Laughing causes a contraction of muscles which increases our oxygen and blood flow which stimulates our organs and releases endorphins which make you feel more relaxed.
Laughter activates the body's natural relaxation response. It's like internal jogging, providing a good massage to all internal organs while toning abdominal muscles. Dr Sethi, head of cardiothoracic surgery at Tucson Medical Center.I just know that a laugh or a simple smile can make me feel better and give me what I need to continue on coping. Here are some of the "funnies" that relate to Fibromyalgia shared at #FunnyFibro over the weeks on twitter. I hope they make you smile.