While music's ability to make your feel has long been established, it turns out that the direct health benefits of taking in some of favorite tunes are actually fairly quantifiable. Here we look at four different ways in which music can improve your health.
In this new post on MusicThinkTank, Courtney Myers shares four key ways in which music can directly benefit one's health.
"We’ve all had days when we just want to come home, cue up a mindless movie, put on some slow tunes and veg out on the couch after a rough eight hours at the office. Turns out, there’s scientific proof that music can relieve those feelings of stress and anxiety. Especially when the song of choice features a slow tempo and a low pitch and is primarily instrumental, music can slow down those increases we feel in both heart rate and blood pressure as our stress levels rise."