Make A Change Monday

January 14, 2019

Benefits of Yawning

Studies suggest that yawning helps cool the brain and improves alertness and mental efficiency.

Yawning helps with deep relaxation and reduces stress.

Studies have found that yawning increases when people are engaged in difficult mental tasks. Yawning helps contract the facial muscles during a yawn which forces blood through cerebral blood vessels to the brain, which may function to increase alertness.

Tip: Go ahead and yawn, and don’t feel bad about it!  Read more at: Benefits of Yawning 

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