Listening to music daily may help reduce blood pressure

June 2008
Cardiology Today;Jun2008, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p30
The article reports that a study from the researchers of the University of Florence, Italy shows that listening to music and doing slow breathing exercises for 30 minutes helped in reducing blood pressure (BP). At the American Society of Hypertension 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting held in New Orleans, the researchers presented the results of their study about the effects of listening to music on ambulatory BP. Doctor Pietro A. Modesti states that music soothes and controls pain and anxiety, and reduces BP among patients.


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