health

March 26, 2020 at 4:00pm

The fascinating new research proves that music heals and suggests that in future, music could be prescribed to help us focus, feel happier, relax and overcome sadness.

New research from the British Academy of Sound Therapy (BAST) has shown there is a common dosage for music and revealed how long an individual needs to listen to it for a therapeutic effect to be experienced.

In recent years, psychologists have proven that music can have a positive effect on our health, so... See More

The fascinating new research proves that music heals and suggests that in future, music could be prescribed to help us focus, feel happier, relax and overcome sadness.

New research from the British Academy of Sound Therapy (BAST) has shown there is a common dosage for music and revealed how long an individual needs to listen to it for a therapeutic effect to be experienced.

In recent years, psychologists have proven that music can have a positive effect on our health, so researchers at BAST were keen to discover whether it would be possible to prescribe music to help us with specific mood states.

#therapy #research #mood #psychology #health #heal

December 10, 2019 at 1:29pm

Aging poses unique challenges for the musician. When our bodies become less resilient it’s more difficult to adapt to the strenuous nature of our professions.

We’re more prone to injury in part due to muscle, bone, tendon, and ligament changes when our bodies slow down. Aging causes bones to become less stable, and the strength, size, and endurance of muscle tissue erodes.

Body composition changes as we age. Body fat increases, while muscle mass decreases.

We might also... See More

Aging poses unique challenges for the musician. When our bodies become less resilient it’s more difficult to adapt to the strenuous nature of our professions.

We’re more prone to injury in part due to muscle, bone, tendon, and ligament changes when our bodies slow down. Aging causes bones to become less stable, and the strength, size, and endurance of muscle tissue erodes.

Body composition changes as we age. Body fat increases, while muscle mass decreases.

We might also become de-conditioned, even though we know we should exercise more to maintain strength and fluidity.

All of these issues contribute to reaching maximum exposure.

#aging #health #career #challenges

November 29, 2019 at 10:18am

Music is a powerful and non-invasive medium, making it suitable to engage with patients on the mental, physical and emotional levels. In the healthcare industry, music has been recognised as a form of therapy for patients suffering from various health issues and major hospitals are taking the lead in introducing music therapy to its patients.

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Music is a powerful and non-invasive medium, making it suitable to engage with patients on the mental, physical and emotional levels. In the healthcare industry, music has been recognised as a form of therapy for patients suffering from various health issues and major hospitals are taking the lead in introducing music therapy to its patients.

#therapy #health #heal #hospital #recovery

November 8, 2019 at 5:48am

Should we have taken him to a doctor earlier? Wife and son ask after musician dies of dengue.

Veteran musician Lin Ah Leck, 69, was still conducting just three days before his death on 13 Oct 2019.

But the music teacher, conductor and composer, was clearly unwell, and staggered out of his home.

#health #LimAhLeck

November 6, 2019 at 9:56am

Amusia is a musical disorder which inhibits a person to process pitch, and affects musical memory and recognition. Amusia can be present at birth or sometime at a later part in life. It can also happen from brain damage. When you acquire amusia at birth, it is known as tone deafness, or Congenital Amusia. This type of amusia affects about 4% of the population. Acquired Amusia from brain damage, however, is more common.

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Amusia is a musical disorder which inhibits a person to process pitch, and affects musical memory and recognition. Amusia can be present at birth or sometime at a later part in life. It can also happen from brain damage. When you acquire amusia at birth, it is known as tone deafness, or Congenital Amusia. This type of amusia affects about 4% of the population. Acquired Amusia from brain damage, however, is more common.

#amusia #ToneDeaf #health