Weekly Wellness Update

Week of April 5-9 - Music and the Mind

Keep Your Brain Young with Music


If you want to firm up your body, head to the gym. If you want to exercise your brain, listen to music.


“There are few things that stimulate the brain the way music does,” says one Johns Hopkins otolaryngologist. “If you want to keep your brain engaged throughout the aging process, listening to or playing music is a great tool. It provides a total brain workout.”


Research has shown that listening to music can reduce anxiety, blood pressure, and pain as well as improve sleep quality, mood, mental alertness, and memory.

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