Listening to Music Helps Stroke Patients – Especially Opera

Listening to Music Helps Stroke Patients – Especially Opera

music-in-hospitals-byrichard-holton.jpgListening to the right kind of music can slow the heart and lower blood pressure, a study has revealed.

Rousing operatic music, like Puccini’s Nessun Dorma, full of crescendos and diminuendos is best and could help stroke rehabilitation, say the authors.

Groups like Music in Hospitals, a UK-based charity that provides live music to hospitals, hospices and care facilities, can make a big impact on people’s wellness.

(Read the report in the BBC)

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