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How Music Can Improve Your Health and Wellbeing

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Do you recall the times you listened to music and it brought back a special memory and made you feel happy and pumped up? Naturally, people have the ability to tell the difference between music and noise. Our brain is uniquely made; it has different pathway for processing different parts of music like pitch, rhythm, melody……. Fast music can increase your heart rate, your breathing, and your blood pressure while slower music will have the opposite effect.

Although, the effect music has on people has not been fully understood, but Experts explains that when you listen to Music you like, the brain releases a chemical called dopamine and it has a positive effect on mood which can have a good effect on your health and wellbeing.

Listening to music can make us feel strong emotions such as joy, sadness or fear. It has been scientifically proven that music can improve your health and wellbeing. According to research, studies suggests that different music genre like piano worship music can have the following effect on your health and wellbeing.

Music Improves Mood

Listening to music can have positive effect on your mood, and can benefit your overall wellbeing. It also helps in the regulation of emotions and makes one happy and relaxed as you go about your activities for the day.

  • Reduces Stress and Anxiety

Listening to relaxing music that has slow tempo, low pitch and no lyric has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety in healthy people and also for those undergoing medical procedures like surgery.

  • Improves Exercise

According to research made, studies suggests that music can enhance aerobic exercise, boost mental and physical stimulation and increase overall performance.

  • Improves Memory

Studies shows that the repetitive elements of rhythm and melody helps our brain form patterns that enhance memory.

  • Provides Comfort

To provide comfort, music therapy has been used to enhance communication and expression of feelings such as fear, loneliness and anger in patients who have serious illnesses.