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The Healing Power of Classical Music

Posted on: March 14, 2023

On our quest for eternal health and the fountain of youth, we’ve come across countless studies and research that support the idea that we may have found a bucket of water in that fountain of youth: (dramatic drumroll, please) classical music.  

We’ve highlighted ten health benefits of listening to classical music. 

1.Reduces stress and anxiety: Studies have shown that listening to classical music can lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol, which reduces stress and anxiety.

2. Boosts brain function: Classical music has been found to stimulate the brain and improve cognitive function, especially in the areas of memory, attention and creativity. 
3. Improves sleep quality: Listening to relaxing classical music before bedtime can help improve quality of sleep, making it easier to fall asleep and stay asleep longer. 
4. Lowers blood pressure: Research suggests that listening to classical music can aid in lowering blood pressure, particularly for those with hypertension. 
5. Helps with pain management: Classical music has been shown to reduce pain and discomfort during medical treatments and procedures by promoting relaxation. 
6. Enhances mood: Listening to classical music can improve mood, reduce depression symptoms, and increase feelings of happiness. 
7. Increases productivity: Classical music has been found to enhance focus and concentration, making it an ideal background for studying or working. 
8. Aids in meditation:
The calming effects of classical music can be beneficial for meditation practices, helping to quiet the mind and promote a sense of peace and relaxation. 
9. Improves digestion: Listening to classical music while eating has been shown to enhance digestion by reducing stress and promoting relaxation. 
10. Promotes social bonding: Shared experiences of listening to classical music can bring people together and promote social bonding, aiding in overall well-being.