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Psychological And Physical Health Benefits Of Listening To Music


Music helps in reducing the stress, elevating the mood, inducing a meditative state of mind, enhancing sleep quality, improving memory, and helping in focusing attention. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Psychological And Physical Health Benefits Of Listening To Music

Psychological And Physical Health Benefits Of
Listening To Music
  • -Manipal Hospital

  • Music is the essence of life. Music is a
    universal language that everyone understands.
    Music is a piece of art that goes straight away
    to the heart and touches the soul. Almost
    everyone has a habit of plugging their headphones
    and listen to the music while driving, jogging,
    walking, running etc.

Effects of Music on Health Pain Management
  • Does music really help to elevate the
    psychological and physical health? Yes, the
    following are the reasons that will prove that
    the listening to the melody would be beneficial
  • Listening to the music may help in pain relief.
    It has a positive effect on pain management and
    also helps to alleviate both chronic pain and
    post-operative pain. However, according to the
    U.K based Journal of Advanced Nursing, people who
    listen to music report less pain related to
    osteoarthritis, the disc problem, and rheumatoid
    arthritis. These people have reduced pain up to
    21 and reduced depression rates upto 25.

Cognitive function, Exercise Therapeutic
  • Listening to the music also enhance the person's
    intelligence, IQ and learning ability. Research
    studies have shown that music has the power to
    enhance the reading and literacy skills,
    emotional intelligence, helps to recall the
    autobiographical and episodic information.
  • Music may help to motivate people to bike harder
    as the study has shown that listening to the fast
    music while riding the stationary bicycle helps
    the person to bike harder. Rhythms of the music
    have an ability to move our body parts and even
    help to reduce the muscle tension.
  • Listening to the melody may also help to lower
    the blood pressure. Listening to peaceful music
    may help the person to lower the stress level
    before the surgery in patients who are undergoing
    cardiovascular surgery as they await their
    operation. Studies have shown that music could
    help the person to relax, calm down and reduce
    the stress levels.

  • Listening to the melody may help the cancer
    patients to communicate their feelings, manage
    the stress levels and improve physical pain and
    discomfort after the treatment. Listening to
    cheerful music may help to ease the negative
    emotions and even divert the mind. Listening to
    the melody may help to reduce the symptoms of
  • People who are suffering from insomnia could try
    listening to relaxing music. Just before the
    bedtime, listening to the relaxing music can
    provide a restful sleep at night. Studies have
    proven that listening to e slow music would help
    to reduce the stress level and aid relaxation.
  • So if you havent started, try listening to music
    of your choice. No matter what kind of music you
    listen, but it may always be helpful to you. We
    cant touch the music but it may touch your soul.
    Music is everywhere each sound that we hear
    leaves a memory and the melody tells the whole
    story of life. Music is the string that energizes
    the mood and makes you feel happy at the end of
    the day.
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