The New York Times
reporting that doctors are delving into the notion that music can help soothe
Grab your MP3 player and get ready to get a li’l more
In a study published in December, scientists found that when
people focused on music while being subjected to painful shocks, they
experienced relief. Those who came into the experiment the most anxious
received the biggest benefit from the melodies they listened to.
What does that mean for you? The next time you’re freaking
about a check-up or laid up in bed with a sprained ankle, try listening to
music to relax your body. Pick slow, calming songs that soothe your soul. Why?
The music can take your mind off your worries and pain, helping you calm down,
in the case of a doctor’s appointment, or feel less pain, in the case of an
injury. Hey, it’s worth a try, right?
Do you listen to music when you’re not feeling 100
BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 1/10/2012 5:39:00 PM
POSTED IN doctor, injury, advice, mind/motivation