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You've heard it said: "Laughter is the best medicine! Smiling alone can boost your mood and even your immune system. One of the most rewarding aspects of being an orthodontist is knowing that my patients will be proud of their smiles and will reap all the benefits of smiling and laughing.
When you smile, your brain releases tiny molecules called neuropeptides to help fight off stress.
Then other neurotransmitters like dopamine, serotonin and endorphins come into play too. The endorphins act as a mild pain reliever, whereas the serotonin is an antidepressant. One study even suggests that smiling can help us recover faster from stress and reduce our heart rate. In fact, it might even be worth your while to fake a smile and see where it gets you.
The reward center of our brain is activated and it makes us feel a little better. Feel-good benefits aside, smiling and happiness can actually affect your job performance.
Positive emotions appear to invigorate human beings, while negative emotions have the opposite effect. Want more inspiring health tips delivered right to your inbox?
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