Monday, September 24, 2007

Music as Medicine:

Clinical studies and anecdotal evidence from music therapists suggest that the sound of music...manages painimproves mood and mobility of people with Parkinson's diseasereduces the need for sedatives and pain relievers during and after surgerydecreases nausea during chemotherapyhelps patients participate in medical treatment that shortens hospital staysrelieves anxietylowers blood pressureeases depressionenhances concentration and creativityThe best part is that to take advantage of music's healing power, you don't need to take a prescription to your local music store. You don't even have to go to the music store at all. The home remedies you need are probably already in your music collection.

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