Music has the power to make us feel different emotions, such as sadness or joy. It can sometimes help people to move on. Everyone is born with the ability to differentiate between music and noise. Our bodies react differently to different rhythms, melodies and tempo.
Whenever any person hears music of his liking, it has a positive effect on the body of that person. Music also has the power to improve the health of a person. Listening to music have various health benefits.
Studies have shown that music benefits a person’s overall wellbeing, creates happiness and gives relaxation to a person on life. Stress is the cause of 60% of illnesses and diseases. Listening to music reduces stress and anxiety in people and boosts immune system of a person. Music enhances mental and physical health. Rhythm and melodies form brain pattern that enhances memory and improves attention.
Studies have shown that patients who listen to music have more overall satisfaction and experience less pain. Music therapy helps to enhance communication and to cope with feelings of fear, loneliness and anger. Children with autism spectrum disorder who received music showed improvement in communication skills and social responses.
While listening to music, brain releases dopamine, a feel-good neurotransmitter. It helps to reduce pain. People who listened to music before sleeping do not have trouble in sleeping. Many people suffer from depression around the world, a research found that the symptoms of depression decreased significantly in people who listened to classical music before sleeping.
Music positively impacts mood of a person, which leads to safer behaviour. It can also help to learn and recall information better. Music raises academic performance of children. Music relaxes mind and energize the body. Listening to background music while doing a task boost mental performance.
Music helps to improve memory and can also work as a pleasant distraction. Music motivates people and it also helps to improve mood.
“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” ― Bob Marley