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crying

The uttering of inarticulate sobbing or wailing sounds, associated with the secretion of tears and often with facial contortion, that expresses the emotion, usually of grief or sadness but sometimes of joy. Crying in babies and infants is prompted by minor distressful stimuli and has value in exercising the respiratory muscles, but may, if excessive, cause severe parental stress.
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She continued, it is said ,"Humans ability to cry has survival value, that is true as crying lowers blood pressure; Tears remove toxins from the body that is tears help humans eliminate stress hormones (Cortisole) Tears, she added reduce manganese whose elevated levels could be associated with anxiety irritability and aggression.
A past study from the University of Minnesota, US, found that crying can also help with healing, boosting immunity and reducing levels of anger and stress.
'The people who are responsible for pushing us towards foreign debts are crying to save their money,' she concluded.
You have to keep your composure, otherwise you'll find both of you crying and that would be no help!
However, there are socio-cultural reasons that make it seem that crying is more of a female proclivity, restricting men from expressing their emotions.
"Developmental crying" is a great term for explaining crying in the first 3 months to families, as it is age related.
It wasn't the place to explain to Jacob that I wasn't crying because my sins were so bad--I really don't have time for the real glamorous or complicated sins--but rather because in the moment of reconciliation, I feel the grace of God.
Some people encouraged me to be strong, to move on and to stop crying. And so I did.
And it has less to do with heartbreaking events in our communities and more to do with the statement that crying itself makes.
In research looking at how much babies around the world cry in their first three months, psychologists from Britain have created the first universal charts for normal amounts of crying during that period.
She said: "He was screaming and crying. It was weird, there was no one around and he was dressed very smartly like a little groom.
Black Eyed Peas star will.i.am, 40, has previously been moved to tears by the contestants, crying in 2014 when Liz Oki sang George Michael's A Different Corner.