8 Science-Backed Benefits of Crying

Benefits of Crying

Tears make you feel relaxed. It energizes you. It makes you understand the real you. With the shedding of tears your pain, the past wound gets cured.

So cry your heart out. It’s no harm!

 The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears – John Vance Chene

6. Get better sleep

This is one of the surprising benefits of crying. According to one 2015 small study crying helps babies sleep better. But, it is yet to be researched if the crying has the same sleep-enhancing effect on adults. Researchers claim that crying calms down your stressed mind and lift your mood. Also, it gives pain-relieving effects, which it turn my help you sleep better.

7. Improves vision

Basal tears keep our eyes moist and prevent mucous membranes from drying out. If membranes dry out our vision can become blurry. Basal tears have a lubricating effect and prevent blurred vision.

8. Get social support

Crying is not only self-soothing but you can get interpersonal or social support from others around you. Because crying is an attachment behavior and rallies support from near and dear ones.

These are 8 benefits of crying backed by science.

Go ahead and cry your eyes out.

It’s no shame!

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