Music May Offer Some Relief To Cancer Patients

For many years, music has been thought to calm individuals suffering from anxiety, pain, sleep problems and more. A new study found that music may have many benefits for cancer patients. The study involved individuals suffering from cancer who were asked to play instruments, sing, or listen to music. The music therapy improved the individuals anxiety, blood pressure, respiratory rate, pain levels and overall mood. An associate professor at Drexel University, Joke Bradt, Ph.D. said, “I strongly believe that the beauty of music can bring renewed hope for patients and their loved ones and can energize them.” More here

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