5 reasons to listen to classical music every day

1. You will begin to sleep more soundly.

Searching for a comfortable position in bed, constantly distracted by the noise of the refrigerator, the footsteps of upstairs neighbors or the hum of passing cars, and you end up falling asleep after an hour at best? If this situation is familiar to you, next time try before going to sleep to put in the background music of Claude Debussy, Max Richter and Sergei Rachmaninoff.


No, classical music does not work as a sleeping pill because it is "boring. Instrumental melodies help relax the sympathetic nervous system and lower blood pressure - they calm the body and help rest in students, even people with sleep disorders. The main thing is not to forget to set the off timer in the player, otherwise you won't notice how you fall asleep, and the smartphone or speaker will work all night.


2. Music can help get rid of pain

Migraines, muscle aches and even emotional turmoil will all become less noticeable if you turn on your favorite instrumental concert. It is not for nothing that researchers advise the use of Music as an aid for postoperative recovery in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of classical music as one of the tools for recovery after surgery. It can be effective even if the person is under general anesthesia.


The point is that music makes the reward center in the brain work more actively, that is, it stimulates the production of dopamine. The effect of music on power, pain, depression and disability may become weaker, and it will be easier to take your mind off of them.


But it is important to remember that music will not take away the cause of the pain. If the discomfort lasts for a long time or occurs frequently, it is worth consulting a specialist.


3. it will be easier to cope with stress and anxiety

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If you're mired in deadlines at work or stuck in traffic and worried about being late everywhere now, find Beethoven or Tchaikovsky in your player and concentrate on the melody. Calm classical music helps lower blood pressure and cortisol levelsThe effect of different types of music on patients' preoperative anxiety: A randomized controlled trial, and normalizes heartbeat and breathing - in general, helps to calm down and not give in to stress. For greater effect, listening to music can be combined with meditation or breathing exercises.


Classical music will also be useful if anxiety and stress haunt you all the time. Taiwanese scientists have found that for a noticeable mental calmness enoughListening to classical music can relieve pregnancy stress just a couple of weeks. They conducted an experiment with pregnant women. Expectant mothers were tested for anxiety, stress and depression, and then divided into two groups: the first was given disks with classical music, which should listen to every day, and the second - did not. After 14 days, the tests were repeated - the first group was much calmer than the second group on all indicators.


4. Melodies set the mood for soulful conversations

Playing in the background classical music helps to share personal experiences and opinions on any topic without fear or remorse. This effect is due to the fact that the instrumental works allow you to relax and contribute to a better understanding of his own self.


Classical music can be useful in psychotherapy sessions and during gatherings with friends. Such music will create the right mood and will not interfere with the conversation, because there are no words that can draw attention to themselves.

5. You can find inspiration

If you can't get out of a creative crisis, classical music can help solve the problem. Choose Happy creativity: Listening to happy music facilitates divergent thinking with spiritually uplifting melodies, such as "Spring" from Vivaldi's "Four Seasons" concerto. While listening to such works improves divergent thinking - it is responsible for creative, unconventional approach to solving problems and finding new ideas.


By the way, fans of classical music (and the opposite to it metal) in general are quite creativeFans of heavy metal and classical music have a lot in common, study finds, and also have good self-esteem and are in a great relationship with themselves.


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