Tuesday, 25 Jun 2019

Laughter claimed to prevent flu, is that true?


IllustrationIllustration - Laughter not only makes the mood brighter but also has benefits to our health. There are even studies that reveal laughter can prevent someone from getting the flu. Medical Manager of Consumer Health Division PT Kalbe Farma, dr. Helmin Agustina Silalahi, revealed that actually laughter cannot be directly related to the prevent flu. But feeling happy when laughing, can make the immune system increase.

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"The immune system responds to signals from many other systems in the body, especially the nervous system and endocrine system. So when the mood is happy and the nerves are relaxed, it will help the body's resistance" she explained on Friday, January 11th 2019.

Dr. Helmin explains that strong immune system can prevent flu to attack. "The cause of flu is influenced by many things. Besides endurance, flu is also influenced by other factors such as the virus itself and environmental conditions" she said.

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If you have the flu, Dr. Helmin recommends that it be addressed quickly and precisely. One of them is by consuming Anti-Flu medication which can relieve flu symptoms such as fever, sneezing, stuffy nose and headaches effectively.


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