Dealing with a heat break? Or any other stressful situation and dealing with it looks difficult. One easy and proven destressing technique can be ‘Healing through Sound’.
Music is therapeutic has been a known fact. Music helps deal with stress. Different sounds trigger different parts of your mind and body and this mechanism is used in sound therapy to improve physical and psychological health.
According to Dr. Anju Sharma, a Sound healing Master, sound therapy is not just about uplifting mood and combating stressful situations but there is so much that can be fixed and improved with sound healing therapy.
The science behind sound therapy
Music triggers the release of certain brain chemicals. The release of Oxytocin (pain-relief hormone) and dopamine (happy hormone) invoke a sense of positivity and wellness. When you feel fatigued, you need dopamine to feel energized. Similarly, when you are experiencing pain, oxytocin release can ease your pain. Music and sounds can, therefore, boost your well-being.
Taking deeper dive into the topic, she shared various benefits of Sound Therapy.
Benefits of Sound Therapy
Healing psychological problems
Psychological problems is an umbrella term for several health issues like anxiety disorder, emotional trauma, suicidal thoughts, post-traumatic stress disorder, etc. are covered. You can seek the help of sound therapy to resolve these problems.
Improves sleep and combats insomnia
Sleep is very important for holistic health. Your mind and body need some hours of rest to reset and re-energize. If you are unable to sleep properly or dealing with insomnia, try sleep therapy. Listening to certain sounds with suitable frequencies over time can bring you significant relief. You need to consult an experienced sound therapist who can give you the right treatment. A lot of insomnia patients have testified in favor of sound therapy for sleep troubles.
Anxiety issues have risen lately due to numerous factors and almost every third person is dealing with anxiety. A sound therapist uses sounds whose vibrations effectively lessen anxiety by regulating the production of cortisol stress hormone. Studies have also found that sound therapy can increase serotonin production which helps in preventing anxiety disorders and depression. You will feel more relaxed after taking the therapy which is safer than taking antidepressants.
Boosts cognitive functions
There are so many noises that we hear on a regular basis. From vehicles honking in the traffic to construction noises to excessive use of screens, these can cause brain fatigue over time. You feel low and less focused due to these sounds that hamper cognitive functions in the long run. Listening to sound with soothing