'Medicine, to produce health, has toexamine disease; and music, to createharmony, must investigate discord' - Plutarch (Parallel Lives and Moralia)
Music, no exaggeration if the work of art is so exalted man and was never out of the history of human civilization. According to history, music is used as a vehicle of religious ritual. Its function is beginning to change as the major changes that made Martin Luther King. During its development, the music was more dominate the world of entertainment.
Various statements or other research on the function of the music, it is no longer a novelty. The medical world is already obtain satisfactory answers about the efficacy of music for health. Positive things from the music already mentioned in the writings of Pythagoras, Aristotle and Plato. They believe that music can affect the physical, emotional, social welfare and improve the quality of life. This is music do for your health:
According to a study published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing, listen to music everyday can reduce chronic pain by up to 21 percent. The study also found that listening to music can make people more control over their pain and reduce depression.
From the research conducted, subjects were instructed to listen for a half hour to soothing music, twice a day for two weeks. And the results showed a significant reduction in stress and anxiety levels of subjects in each issue.
Listen to soothing music also helps reduce heart rate, blood pressure and risk of stroke. In an Italian study, researchers found that patients with mild hypertension (high blood pressure) who listened to classical music 30 hours a day for one month had significant reductions in their blood pressure.
Helping Cancer Patients
Research shows that music may offer a number of benefits for people with cancer. Reduce anxiety in patients receiving radiation therapy, and reduce symptoms of nausea and vomiting due to high-dose chemotherapy.