Its psychological value immediately transports you in the present moment as its physical benefits work their magic; immunity is stimulated, oxygen in your tissues increases, and stress evaporates in the simple exhalation of a laugh. Consider humor the “Vitamin H” of a healing regime. In challenging times it’s easy to forget about the healing power of humor. For someone facing a degenerative disease, the idea of developing a sense of humor or seeing the humorous side of things may seem frivolous and irrelevant to the serious business of healing. However, nothing can be further from the truth.