Informative Speech

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nformative speechINFORMATIVE SPEECH

Speech Title: Laughter is the best medicine.

Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the benefits of laughter. Central Idea/ Thesis statement: There are several benefits of laughter in terms of physical, mental and social.

Introduction

1. Attention Material

How we can improve our health without having a drug or doing an exercise every day? While it hears seem impossible, I'd like to let all of you know about this fact.

Based on your knowledge, what is laughter? According to undated article on How Laughter Works by Marshall Brain defined that laughter is not the same as humor but laughter is one of the physiological responses to humor. Laughter consists of two parts
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4. Thesis & Preview

There are several benefits of laughter in terms of physical, mental and social.

Transition :

Let's take a look on the first benefits of laughter.

Body

I. Main Point 1: The first benefits of laughter is improves our physical health.

A. Sub point 1: Laughter helps in improving our immune system. i. Laughter relates to positive thinking. The positive thinking helps us to improve our immune system and become healthier. It helps in removing the negative thoughts from our mind and not letting our immune system become worse further. a) Based on Cancer Connect.com, a website on Mind-Body Interventions Complementary Alternative Medicine categories has stated that one research has published in Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 2003 laughter could be a key factor in helping to boost the immune system which may reduce stress and increase natural killer cell levels, a type of white blood cell that attacks cancer cells.

B. Sub point 2: Laughter can prevent us from heart disease.

i. Laughter help us to maintaining a healthy heart because laughter improves the function of blood vessels and increases blood flow, which can help protect a heart attack and other cardiovascular problems.

a) Based on article Laughter is the “Best Medicine” for Your Heart, July 14, 2009 by Michelle W. Murray stated that

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