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Music Makes Us Happy and More

Thursday, March 21, 2013

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When a favorite song comes on the radio, we all turn up the volume and maybe even sing along—and instantly feel better than we did moments before. It turns out that there’ s a lot of science behind this phenomenon. In one study, when volunteers listened to joyful music, their blood vessels dilated by 26%, on average, improving the flow of blood, oxygen and nutrients. In another study, increased levels of germ-fighting immunoglobulins were found in the saliva of participants after they sang and played instruments. Music also has been found to ease pain…relieve nausea…improve memory…and reduce blood pressure. No single style of music is more therapeutic than another. Select what you enjoy most!

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SHRINKINGSHERI 3/22/2013 5:16AM

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PRAIRIECROCUS 3/22/2013 1:33AM

    emoticon for this pertinent information !
emoticon to find out that listening to music is also
good for your health !

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DJ4HEALTH 3/21/2013 8:52PM

    I don't think all music does that because with acid rock and some music it makes me tense more. I like Christian and classical music and they do help me relax.

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ALEXSGIRL1 3/21/2013 6:33PM

    i am happy my daughter is in the band always nice music here

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MORTICIAADDAMS 3/21/2013 11:46AM

    I knew it was a good thing but was unaware of how good. Time to crank up the volume. LOL.

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BEAUTIFUL_REINA 3/21/2013 10:08AM

    Wow, thats something good to know!

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GREEDYBIRD 3/21/2013 9:22AM

    Cool.

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SPARKCHANTAL 3/21/2013 8:30AM

    so that's why i'm hooked on dance...

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