Scientists have named the easiest and most effective way to prolong life. It turned out to be very unusual. According to the work, prepared by specialists from Harvard and Yale Universities (USA), people who want to stay longer in this world should definitely take the time to sing.
It was found that the performance of musical works has a positive effect on both the mental and physical health of the subjects. In particular, singing has been proven to lower blood pressure, help relieve pain, significantly reduce the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease, and markedly reduce symptoms of depression.
“Our research shows that singing or performing music has important therapeutic effects. It is a simple, safe and free activity that is good for everyone,”Nina Niu of Harvard School of Medicine told reporters.
The secret of this effect turned out to be very simple. It turns out that while singing, we are overwhelmed with emotions that contribute to the production of endorphins in the body - the so-called hormones of happiness. They, in turn, affect several body systems at once. This leads to the fact that a person feels happier, and ultimately healthier. Experts emphasize that the presence or absence of hearing does not affect the therapeutic effect at all - even if you sing poorly, it is still good for the body.