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Clapping for health: Five benefits that will surprise you

Clapping has been scientifically proven as an effective exercise in curing many diseases.

Clapping for health: Five benefits that will surprise you

New Delhi: All of us have done this - clapping - be it celebrations, promotions, good grades and results. Yet, you may not be aware that clapping hands can be a blessing for your health.

While this seems to be a joke, clapping hands has many health benefits and it's absolutely worth putting your hands together and clap. Clapping has been scientifically proven as an effective exercise in curing many diseases. Take a look at some astonishing reasons why clapping is much more than you think:

  • Clapping hands can help you get relief from heart disease and lung related problems like asthma.
  • Clapping is an effective remedy for people with digestive disorders.
  • Clapping boosts your immune system by strengthening the white blood cells in the body, thereby helping your body defenses against infections and illnesses.
  • Clapping hands everyday, say for half an hour, can be beneficial for people with certain conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, depression, arthritis, headaches, insomnia and hair loss.
  • Clapping also helps improve children motor skills – neat handwriting, less spelling error, etc.

Clapping is a simple striking of hands and it's fun. So clap your hands to enjoy the amazing health benefits that pressure therapy has to offer!