Music doesn’t just help you get your groove on — it affects you in profound ways you may not have even considered.
Research suggests that music not only helps us cope with pain — it can also benefit our physical and mental health in numerous other ways.
From a happier mindset to more motivation, there’s a host of wonderful reasons to get lost in a good tune.
Below are just a few science-backed benefits of listening to your favorite songs (as if you really needed convincing):
- Music reduces stress and anxiety.
- Music decreases pain.
- Music may improve immune functioning.
- Music may aid memory.
- Music helps us exercise.
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