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Is there such a thing as silent laughter?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Yes. Silent laughter is a form of laughing yoga and may have some benefits such as reducing stress and promoting a positive mood. Silent laughter is essentially a deep belly laugh without using your vocal cords.
Discovery Health
Discovery Health
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Yes. Laughing without making a sound is actually an exercise practiced in laughter therapy and laughter yoga, where the deep breathing involved produces the same benefits as belly laughs.

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