Paradox: Laughter is the Best Medicine
Paradox as figure of speech is sometimes used in literatures and articles, which serves as a logical statement or group of statements that lead to a contradiction or a situation which defies logic or reason. Typically, however, quoted paradoxical statements do not imply a real contradiction and the puzzling results can be rectified by demonstrating that one or more of the premises themselves are not really true, a play on words, faulty and/or cannot all be true together. One of which is the generally accepted medical statement “Laughter is the Best Medicine” which is basically considered in the medical field of profession. However, it is contradictory at some point that this notion of medical statement is false. This essay discusses this paradoxical statement of its truth and its contradictory points.
Psychologically, laughter is a powerful tool for combating stress and conflict. It can dissipate anger, sadness and other negative emotions. In addition to making you feel good, laughter can improve your health and make your relationships with others closer and stronger. There are a wide variety of benefits to be gained by making daily laughter a priority. Among these are the following: laughter is relaxing; it can boost your immune system; it can reduce chronic pain; it can improve your creativity and can improve outlook in life.
On the other hand, this medical statement is contradictory at some extensive new scientific study which strongly suggests that laughter is not the best medicine. In thousands and thousands of test cases, laughter was shown to have a 100% failure rate in curing viral and bacterial-based infections and diseases. Among those in very fragile conditions, laughter actually had notably negative consequences, in some cases causing patients to spit up blood or lose consciousness. In addition, laughter can never stop aging or make you even younger because every person undergoes aging process and they...