Eating and preparing over 2 ounces of vegetables and 2 fruits daily, driving to work, buying groceries, fixing and repairing your car, doing chores, exercising, and even taking a bath. But feel free to add classical music to it! Studies show that classical music is right for you. Everything from your blood pressure to your sleep is backed up by classical music.
1. Classical music lowers blood pressure
Researchers at Oxford University have invited participants to listen to different styles of music, including pop, rap, techno, and classics. The blood pressure of the respondents increased when listening to rap, pop, and techno, but decreased when listening to classical music.
2. Classical music improves your memory
The music of Mozart is not only beautiful but it is also good for memories! Studies by the University of Sapienza in Rome show that listening to Mozart increases brain activity.
3. Classical music reduces your stress
stress? This study of pregnant women shows that mothers who listen to classical music during pregnancy are less stressed than women who are not. This seems to be related to the fact that the rhythm of music corresponds to our heartbeat.
4. Classical music helps with depression
People suffering from depression may benefit from playing music with genres of classical, pop, and blues. Researchers at the Center for Medical Biology in Mexico have shown that listening to classical music can reduce the symptoms of depression.
5. Classical music is good for sleep
Listening to classical music for forty-five minutes is a good way to get a good night’s sleep. It helps you fall asleep and improves sleep quality. This is the result of a study by Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
6. Classical music relieves pain
Feel free to exchange Paracetamol for your favorite Bach, Handel, and Grieg. According to some studies at Brunel University, patients who listen to music before, during, or after surgery are not only less painful and anxious. Also, less medicine is used.
Another advantage: Unlike many medicines, music has no unpleasant side effects!
7. Classical music makes you happy
Bad mood? Some studies have shown that classical music increases dopamine production. And let us make this substance known as the Happiness Hormone!