Have you ever wondered what other effect music can have on you apart from uplifting your spirits? At some point,during the weekend,you will probably relax by listening to your favourite music or hit the dance floor. There is no doubt that music can instantly put you in a good mood. Discoveries have been found about music by scientists that music can do more for you than just lift your spirits.
Researchers have found out that music can improve function of the body's immune system and help reduce stress.
Music can meaningfully reduce the percieved intensity of
in geriatric care,intensive care,or palliative care (an
area of health care that focuses on preventing and relieving the
suffering of patients).
Music improves sleep quality. Classical music can effectively treat
insomnia in college students. It is a cheap alternative to
Music enhances blood vessel functions. Scientists found out that the
emotion patients experience while listening to music have a healthy
effect on blood vessel function.
Music relieves symptoms of depression. Classical music and meditative
sounds seem to be particularly uplifting, while heavy metal and techno
can actually make depressive symptoms worse.
Music reduces anxiety as much as a massage and also relaxes patients
before surgery. Researchers found out that listening to music helped put
cardiovascular surgery patients at ease as they waited for their
Music helps cancer patients manage stress and ease recovery in stroke patients.
Music can cure chronic back pain by working on the autonomous nervous
system-the part of the nervous system responsible for controlling our
blood pressure,heartbeat and brain-function and also the limbic
system-the part of the brain that controls feelings and emotions. When
slow rythms are played,our blood pressure and heartbeat slow down which
helps us breathe more slowly,thus reducing muscle tension our neck,
shoulders,back and stomach.
Music is no doubt food to the body and soul.