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Making Music Health Benefits

Many people are career driven when it comes to making music and that is perfectly understandable but today I am going to talk about Making Music Health Benefits. There are many obvious benefits to making music but some not so obvious which I believe you will find very interesting …..

Case Studies of Making Music Health Benefits.

1. Stanford University researched the impact of Making Music has on the brain. The results showed that making music improves how the brain processes the spoken word. This leads to an improvement of reading ability and helps with other reading problems.

2. Drexel university researched the impact of listening to music and working with a music therapist. The results showed that listening to your favourite music dramatically reduces anxiety in cancer patients.

3. The University of Hong Kong case study revealed that making music increases the verbal memory. This means that you could remember words off a list better and therefore you could achieve better written test results.

4. The university of Maryland case study revealed a direct link between listening to joyful music and having a healthy heart. Listening to your favourite music dilates the blood vessels inner lining by 26% which increases the blood flow through your blood vessels.

5. The University of Utah Pain case study revealed that Making Music is a distraction for anxiety prone people and helps you feel less pain. The study showed that people listening to music had less arousal pain when shocked with non dangerous fingertip electrodes.

Clinical Facts on Making Music Health Benefits.

1. Making fast music gives our bodies a natural shot of adrenalin and can change your brainwaves making you more attentive, more alert and more observant. Its beneficial both ways as Making slow music can lower your blood pressure and also slow down your heart rate where you become more relaxed and calm.

2. Making Music helps to reduce stress. Stress starts in the brain and when we become stressed its starts a chain reaction that alerts a stress response in every cell in our body. Making Music can switch off this stress response.

3. Making Music can increase stroke recovery. A study in Poland in 2008 revealed an increase in verbal memory and attention amoung stroke patients when listening to music. This can reduce the recovery time of the patients as you become more attentive and focused on your recovery.

4. Making Music helps us to Manage Information, increases our problem solving skills, improves our sense of well being and improves our self esteem.

Interesting cases where Music was used to Benefit People.

1. After World War 2 Musicians were hired to play Music in Hospitals to accelerate the Mental and Physical healing process of the Soldiers.

2. During the American Civil War when opposing armies were near each other, the bands from each army would play against each other and the the Music was played to Boost the morale of Soldiers going into battle.

3. During various war scenarios Loud and fast Music was played before a conflict to bring out the aggressive nature in the soldiers going into battle.

4. Tel Aviv University found that playing Mozart Music to pre-term babies helps them to relax and expend less energy. As a result the babies become far less agitated and this helps the babies to gain weight faster.

5. A controversial study in 1993 showed that college students improved their IQs by listening to Mozart Sonata for 10 minutes. When the study was reported many parents in the U.S. bought Mozart Cds to boost their childrens Brainpower.

As you can see the benefits of making dance music extend further than you might have thought. Who knew that making music has so many health benefits and that music can actually help us in so many ways.

For many of us the reason we make music is we are passionate about it, but it is good to know that we might be gaining more than we think :)

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