“One good thing about music, is when it hits you, you feel no pain.”
Judging from the quote above, Bob Marley was part poet, part scientist. That’s because there’s truth to his head-bobbing lyrics from the song Trenchtown Rock. Research suggests that music not only helps us cope with pain—it can also benefit our physical and mental health in numerous other ways.
- Ease pain
- Motivate people to exercise more
- Improve running motivation and performance
- Increase workout endurance
- Speed up post-work out recovery
- Improve sleep quality
- Help people eat less
- Enhance blood vessel function
- Reduce Stress
- Induce a meditative state
- Relieve symptoms of depression
- Elevate mood
- Improve cognitive performance
- Help people perform better in high-pressure situations
- Reduce anxiety
- Relax patients before surgery
- Ease stress after surgery
- Elevate mood while driving
- Help cancer patients manage stress and anxiety
- Ease recovery in stroke patients.
Just like milk, music also does the body good. Please join us this Holiday season for one of our many music programs.