Laughter Yoga

Known as: Yoga, Laughter 
A form of exercise involving use of laughter and breathing exercises in order to improve physical and mental health.
National Institutes of Health

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2014
2014
BACKGROUND Cancer is usually accompanied by considerable stress for the sufferer, and the stress has destructive effects on… (More)
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2012
2012
Brain functional states are established by functional connectivities between brain regions. In experienced meditators (13 Tibetan… (More)
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND With continual improvements in screening uptake and adjuvant cancer treatments, the number of Canadian women surviving… (More)
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2010
2010
CONTEXT Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic disease that often impacts patient's quality of life. For young people with RA… (More)
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2003
2003
Drawing from an affect-induction model of laughter (Bachorowski & Owren, 2001; Owren & Bachorowski, 2002), we propose that… (More)
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2001
2001
CONTEXT Humor therapy and the related mirthful laughter are suggested to have preventive and healing effects. Although these… (More)
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2000
2000
CONTEXT The vital capacity of the lungs is a critical component of good health. Vital capacity is an important concern for those… (More)
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1998
1998
BACKGROUND There is evidence that Sudarshan Kriya Yoga (SKY) has significant antidepressant effects. OBJECTIVE The present… (More)
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1991
1991
Prototypical respiratory-facial-postural actions ('emotional effector patterns') related to six basic emotions had been extracted… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Positive emotional activities have been suggested as modifiers of neuroendocrine hormones involved in the classical stress… (More)
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