These 5 Health Benefits of Horror Movies Might Surprise You

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Horror films not only serve to produce screams and frozen mind and bodies, these scary shoots can be beneficial too. Have a look at these words to know about positive effects horror movies.

Good for Brain:

Watching horror movie is significantly good for brain. Ups and downs in emotion during the scary scenes of the movie boost the release of good substances in brain like dopamine, serotonin and glutamate. These substances create adrenaline that reduces the stress and restlessness and also improve brain functioning. If you are struggling with depression book yourself an appointment with the best psychiatrist in Lahore, Karachi or other main cities of Pakistan via Marham.

Making Us Ready to Face the Reality:

Evil and sudden circumstances of horror films can help us to prepare ourselves mentally and physically to handle bad or dangerous situations of life. Studies reported that viewers of horror movies tend to be more aware of the bad happening of their surrounding and have better tendency to anticipate dangerous things happening in life.

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Burning Our Extra Calories:

Watching horror movies snatch out our extra calories by working in the same way as the walking can do. 90 minutes long horror film will burn 113 calories of you and help you to maintain healthy body weight and will reduce the chances of diabetes. If you are already a victim of diabetes and disappointed by your physician you can take help from the best diabetologist/diabetes doctor in KarachiLahore,  or other main cities via Marham.

Augment the Immune System:

The scary scenes of the fear film alert your immune system and it settles down after one and half an hour. This is the same situation which happens in a bacterial attack. As after each attack immune system gets more strength. In the same way horror films augment the immune system.

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Good for Our DNA.

Watching horror movie can stimulate and trigger our DNA, the hereditary material. This stimulation of DNA protects it from the unwanted mutations and save the viewer from deadly disease caused by DNA mutations like cancer. If you or anyone around you is suffering from cancer you can find the best oncologist in Karachi or Islamabad through Marham.

  • These benefits are really amazing, but horror movies still have negative psychological effects, so do not watch them more often or watch during the day.
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Tayyaba Waris
She is a student of Ph.D. molecular biology at Comsats University, Islamabad. She is working on the causes and treatment of male infertility. She has also worked on liver disease and its herbal treatments and has recently got her paper published in the National journal of Natural Pharmaceuticals. At Marham, she writes about hot medical issues and general health problems.