Does Music Benefit Your Health?

Does Music Benefit Your Health?

Learn how music can improve your physical, mental, and emotional health.

Whether you listen to blues music during your commute to work, Zydeco music while at home, or Cajun music on the weekends, you are experiencing a wide range of benefits by listening to music. Many music lovers have no idea that there are actually many health benefits of listening to music, including:

 

  • When you listen to music at a young age, your verbal and visual skills become enhanced. Children that listen to or play musical instruments develop at a faster pace than non-music listeners.
  • As an adult, your brain benefits from regular music listening. The brain’s connection to music allows it to exercise more, meaning enhanced performance. Mental sharpness and enhanced memory can be direct effects of listening to music.
  • Music has a way into our souls. Whatever emotions you are feeling, music enhances those emotions. Therefore, when you are in a bad mood, music can actually make you happier and less stressed.
  • Many heart patients actually experience benefits from listening to music during their recovery. Music has the ability to regulate your heartbeat, pulse rate, and blood pressure.
  • Music’s ability to regulate your blood pressure and heart rate actually helps improve your quality of sleep. Some doctors have successfully used music to cure symptoms of insomnia.
  • Music also has the ability to boost your immune system and relieve symptoms of pain.
  • Overall, music has a way into our bodies and souls. It has curing abilities and can turn any upside down day right side up. Allow all of your worries and stressors to diminish as the music fills your mind and body with happy thoughts.

 

Now you have an excuse to listen to Cajun music, Zydeco music, and Blues music on daily basis! Can’t wait for the next Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Music Festival?  Save the date for the 29th Annual Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival, coming Memorial Day weekend of 2018. Contact us for more