MUSIC THERAPY FOR ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION…

Music therapy has also been found to reduce the disability, anxiety, and depression associated with chronic pain. A study carried out in Ohio suggests that listening to music may help to alleviate pain. Patients who listened to music on headsets for an hour every day for a week reported that their pain had reduced by between 12% and 21%. They were also less depressed and felt they had more control over their pain. A good site for some calming music to buy is –

A study carried out in Ohio suggests that listening to music may help to alleviate pain. Patients who listened to music on headsets for an hour every day for a week reported that their pain had reduced by between 12% and 21%. They were also less depressed and felt they had more control over their pain.

If I cannot sleep I always pop my earphones in and listen to music. I find it helps me take my mind off the pain and relax more.

There is some relaxation music which you can download called Calmtime  They say “Calmtime works for everyone who would like help with relaxing and feeling calmer. It was originally produced to help restless babies with insomnia to relax and sleep”. Calmtime is a natural, safe and effective way to soothe, a unique blend of creativity and science. The warm, intimate humming brings comfort and relaxation. Gentle music combines with natural sounds and the tempo of relaxed breathing. Their music acts on an emotional level helping you overcome an anxious state that can exacerbate, for example: pain, fears or problems in sleeping.

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