HEALTH: The Wonders Of A Smile!

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By Dickson Blessing
A smile is a facial expression that involves the flexing of muscles on the both side of the mouth and often involves the eye socket.
It is a medium of communication that usually tells a story especially of happiness, pleasure or amusement.
Smile is a natural response that is deeply contagious and keeps others happy. Try smiling at someone now and get one hell of a smile in return. It also makes you feel good and sure keeps you out of a bad mood.
A smile can bring up laughter, no one ever laughed without first giving a smile and this can turn to a mini work out where calories are burnt .
 
Research shows that laughter helps blood flow, lowers blood sugar levels, reduces stress and improves sleep. It also raise the level of disease fighting antibodies in the body which boost immune system.
Smile improves your appearance and keeps you attractive. It’s been observed  that people usually look their best when they wear a smile. American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry,  reveals that ”96 percent of American adults believe an attractive smile makes a person more appealing to members of the opposite sex”. Give that lady a smile to win her heart #winks#.
  
More so,  smiling helps take care of stress. Smile has been known for reducing symptoms associated with anxiety. 
Jennifer Walters proffers that, 
”Reducing stress is so important for health, too, as it can lower blood pressure, improve digestion and regulate blood sugar”.
 
One beautiful thing about a smile is that it keeps you happy. In any challenging situation, a smile would make you feel a lot better to think and act wisely.
Go ahead! smile now…….how do you feel?