The sentiment that laughter is the best medicine is no joke, it's based on scientific fact. Writing for Forbes, David DiSalvo said that the six science-based reasons laughter really is the best medicine are:
Of course, he spent time expanding on each point so you'll have to read further about that on your own accord. In the meantime, why not benefit from all the good things laughter has to offer your mind and body by chuckling at these hysterical Disney memes?
According to psychiatric times, the notion of laughter being medicinal is nothing new:
"In the 1300s, Henri de Mondeville, a professor of surgery, propagated post-operative therapy with humor. Norman Cousins, a journalist and a professor, also initiated this trend when he developed his own “treatment,” based on mood elevation through laughter."
We're not doctors, but if you need a second dose of Disney-themed humor, we can dish that right up by sending you here: Hilarious Pictures Inspired By Disney Characters That Hit Close To Home