Thursday, January 16, 2014

Top Five Health Benefits Of Music

Has listening or playing music ever lifted your mood? Don't be surprised as music can really do wonders to the mental and physical wellness of humans. According to the results of certain surveys conducted by medical and psychological experts, music has at least five health benefits. They are as follows:

Improved quality of sleep – People suffering from insomnia are often advised to listen to classical music. The latter are believed to be effective in calming the mind and the body – making both susceptible to resting and deep sleep soon follows. Its effect is better than the effect of induced drugs.

Improved function of blood vessels – Certain types of music make people happy. Happiness causes the blood vessels to function well and blood to regularly flow all throughout the body.

Reduces stress and fights depression  – Besides the calming effect, music can also get a person up and in the mood to workout. Exercising and sweating a lot both help in the release of harmful toxins in the body which cause sadness and hopelessness.

Eases physical pain – Medical experts and therapists use music in helping their patients overcome pain. An example of this would be those suffering from the pains of bone cancer.