Talk about great news! According to several health studies conducted over the past decade, singing makes you happier AND healthier. If you've seen the movie 'Tommy Boy', you surely remember the car scene where Chris Farley and David Spade were singing along to several songs on the radio. So yeah, it's fun. But it's also GOOD FOR YOU. Here are just some reasons(out of several) why you should not care what anyone thinks, turn up the radio and belt out a few tunes:

It boosts your immune system. According to some studies, antibodies were significantly higher after singing.

It helps give you a better night's sleep. Some studies report that because singing improves throat muscles it can help reduce snoring and sleep apnea.

It's a natural feel-good medicine. Singing releases endorphins which makes you feel happier.

It lowers stress levels because it's relaxing.

It's good exercise for your diaphragm.

It boosts your self confidence.

More singing benefits can be found here:

So there you have it. Plenty of reasons to sing along to your favorite tune. Bottom line--people who sing every day have lower blood pressure and are generally healthier. That's something worth singing about.

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