4 Amazing Ways Music Can Heal You


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How Music Heals

A 79-year-old stroke survivor learns to walk again as the “Battle Hymn of the Republic” guides his legs.A woman with terrible insomnia now slips into dreamland courtesy of Pachelbel’s timeless Canon in D.
In a hospital intensive-care unit, patients on ventilators who listen to music of their choice actually relax, while those who don’t hear music grow more tense. Exciting research suggests that the brain responds to music almost as if it were medicine. It may regulate some body functions, synchronize motor skills, stimulate the mind—even make us smarter.
How Music Heals Reduces Stress( What music can do for you
Clinical studies and anecdotal evidence from music therapists suggest that the sound of music:
  • Manages pain
  • Improves mood and mobility of people with Parkinson’s disease
  • Reduces the need for sedatives and pain relievers during and after surgery
  • Decreases nausea during chemotherapy
  • Helps patients participate in medical treatment that shortens hospital stays
  • Relieves anxiety
  • Lowers blood…

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Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
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