October 2, 2012

Health Benefits of Music

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Loving music is a good thing! Did you know that there are tremendous benefits to listening to music?
Here are some of those advantages:
  • A study from the University of Gothenburg shows that listening to music every day lowers stress.
  • Researchers from the University of Maryland Medical Center discovered that joyful music is linked with heart health.
  • Music lessons improve verbal memory in children according to a researcher in the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  • A study at Stanford University indicates that those with depression gained self-esteem and saw an improvement in their mood when they were visited by a music therapist.
  • Patient stress is also reduced during surgery according to Cleveland Clinic's research.

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