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The healing powers of music.

A music composer is someone who plays with rhythms and produces a melody. This music can be relaxing or unpleasant.

It is said that what a composer produces depends largely on how he feels when composing the music. For years, people have used music to improve their mood. It is known as the best therapy in a melancholic situation. On the other hand, it multiplies the happiness of the happy moments.

Although people are familiar with the fact that music has a great impact on our mood, the scientific reason behind this effect has just been found. Scientists investigating the relationship of music to the human mind found that melody affects the functions of the human brain. Consequently, this disrupts the general functions of the body.

Also, music has great healing powers. That is why it is used in various therapies to treat different ailments such as high blood pressure, depression, and ADD in children. Anxiety, stress and pain are some other diseases that are treated with music.

In addition, many music therapists recommend that their patients listen to relaxing music as it stimulates the emotions. Health professionals now believe that a good musical composition not only lifts the mood, but also speeds up the healing process.

Research by Michael Thaut and his colleagues highlighted how positive changes in behavior were seen in patients with cerebral palsy, Parkinson's disease, and stroke when they listened to good music. The progress in these patients was quite significant compared to those who did not listen to music during their treatment.

“Surprisingly, patients with severe head injuries and dementia are also able to identify music,” says Suzanne Hasner, chair of the music therapy department at Berklee College of Music in Boston.

The researchers also conducted research in which 10 musicians (5 women and 5 men) were subjects. Blood used a PET (positron emission tomography) machine to learn the effect of music on the human brain. In this research, subjects listened to four different types of music in a sequence.

This sequence was repeated three times. According to one of the researchers, when the subjects heard their favorite music, the PET scan detected brain activity similar to that stimulated by sex and food. Musical composition not only affects our brain, it also changes the hormonal levels of the body.

For example, it lowers the level of cortisol (a stress hormone) and increases the level of melatonin in the body, which helps to fall asleep easily in a stressful state.

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