...SMILING AND LONG LIFE?
1. Smiling probably evolved from displays of social submission. Chimpanzees make a smiling face when they are afraid. In humans this may have later evolved into an expression to diffuse aggressive encounters. 2. Now that smiling indicates a positive mood, it’s also correlated with reduced stress hormones and blood pressure. Numerous studies have linked both of these to your chances of having a heart attack. 3. Marriage also lowers your heart attack risk and a 2009 study found that people who frown in college yearbook photos are five times more likely to get a divorce than those who smile. 4. And overall, smiling correlates s with good health. . Researchers who looked at photos of 230 baseball professionals from the 1950s found that the players with the most genuine smilesil tendedtdd tto live the longest.