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Is Your Music Capable of Decreasing Your Pain?

Posted by Brenda Poppy on Oct 25, 2016

Music can calm you and energize you, soothe you and excite you. Its ability to influence emotions is something all of us have felt at one time or another. But music may be doing even more than that – it may be helping to lessen our pain levels. As Bob Marley once said, “One good thing about music – when it hits you, you feel no pain.”

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Topics: Blog, Anxiety, Stress, Relaxation, Depression

How Relaxing Can Help Relieve Pain

Posted by Brenda Poppy on Feb 2, 2016

There are days when all you can think about is your pain. That fixation puts your body in a state of chronic stress, a harmful state that can lead to higher blood pressure and tense, painful muscles. The solution is to relax – but for those with chronic pain, it sounds much simpler than it actually is. But being able to take your mind off your pain can significantly improve your pain levels and benefit your physical and mental health.

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Topics: Blog, Chronic Pain, Anxiety, Stress, Relaxation