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Entries from June 30th, 2008

Lullabies, toning, chanting, breathing? What helps insomnia?

June 30th, 2008 · 1 Comment · The Lullaby Effect

Tweet I’m frequently asked about musical tools for coping with insomnia.  There must be a lot of sleep-deprived individuals walking around these days.  Oftentimes the solution is completely individual, i.e. what works for one won’t work for another.  My lullaby CD has helped a lot of people.  Even though it was created for mother-baby bonding, […]

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Live Piano Music During Surgery? Yes! Results are positive!

June 28th, 2008 · No Comments · Music Healing

Tweet Classical music played on a piano in the operating room for 115 patients having eye surgery at the former St. Francis Medical Center-Liliha had “profound” physical benefits, it was reported today. The music lowered the patients’ blood pressure and heart and respiratory rates before any sedation or pain medication, according to a paper in […]

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Music to cleanse the mind-body-soul!

June 26th, 2008 · No Comments · Music and the Mind-Body

Tweet Today I found an interesting blog called “Cleansing Blog” that presents lots of different methods for “cleaning” and “cleaning out” the mind and body. Enjoy this unusual post: Music has always been a very important part of our lives, from childhood to our being an adult. As a part of our experience, music can […]

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Can infants un-Ravel classical music? (yes they can!)

June 24th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Music with Newborns and Preemies

Tweet Recent research is suggesting that even infants can detect slight changes in a piece of classical music. Canadian researchers say babies can remember complex classical music, even after a two week delay. Their findings were detailed at a recent meeting of the Acoustical Society of America.   To read more about this fascinating study, click […]

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UK Hospital and Music School collaborate to create music medicine alliance!

June 22nd, 2008 · 1 Comment · Music and Surgery

Tweet Dr. Jay Zwischenberger, UK chief of surgery, plays his harmonica. Staff and patients are said to find “Dr. Z’s” music a source of reassurance and comfort. June 13, 2008 Musicians have long known intuitively that experiencing the rhythms, harmonies and melodies of music —as listener or performer— can help mend the troubled mind, body […]

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Music Therapy and Parkinson’s Disease

June 19th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Music and the Brain

Tweet Music acts as a specific stimulus to obtain motor and emotional responses by combining movement and stimulation of different sensory pathways. Click the link above to learn more.  Thus says Gina Shaw, a health and medical writer for Web MD.  This is an excerpt of a research study conducted in Italy: BACKGROUND: Modern management […]

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A Musical Father’s Day Tribute to my Father

June 15th, 2008 · No Comments · Music Healing

Tweet My father loved to sing! He was a Methodist minister in the S.C. conference and he loved singing hymns but he also loved singing the songs that he sang in the Army during World War II. Daddy used to sing songs with us at bedtime and taught my sister and me such songs as […]

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Are you having surgery anytime soon?

June 11th, 2008 · No Comments · Affiliate Promos, Music and Surgery, Surgery with Music

Tweet Anyone who has been reading my blogs, ezines, and ebooks knows that I’m a huge believer in the healing power of music during surgery!  There is just so much documentation of the ability of music to help people use less anesthesia during the procedure, less anxiety medication before and less pain medication after.  What […]

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