“If music be the food of love, play on,
Give me excess of it; that surfeiting,
The appetite may sicken, and so die.”
― William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night
We all know that music is fun!! Almost everyone loves music. But, do you know there are several benefits of listening to music?
Numerous philosophers, writers, singers, scientists, music lovers, and even ordinary people have called music their breath and religion. Researchers have scientifically proved many benefits of listening to music. These benefits range from simple mood uplifting to increasing IQ, and even to curing chronic medical disorders. Music has relieved many of loneliness and became a support when dealing with depression or a personal loss.
Some researchers at a university found that cancer patients who either listened to music or worked with a music therapist experienced a reduction in anxiety, had better blood pressure levels and improved moods. Therefore, music and voice are often used as a therapy to improve overall persona and health.
Maya Angelou was once quoted to have said: “Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.”
Not just that, even birds and animals feel the music. Music has an addictive and strong effect on brain chemistry. Research has found that dogs become calm and cows produce more milk when listening to classical music.
Here are top 10 benefits of listening to music:
- Music Makes You Happier
- Raises IQ and Academic Performance
- Improves visual & verbal skills
- Increases Verbal Intelligence
- Helps You Eat Less
- Music Reduces Pain
- Improves Sleep Quality
- Music Reduces Depression
- Keeps an aging brain healthy
- Elevates Your Mood While Driving
So, what is your amazing reason to listen to music? Share with us and your friends on HearMeOut!