It is undeniable that music and sound affect the body. Specific harmonic arrangements can cause the body to become energized or induce it to enter a relaxed state. Sound and music are deeply rooted in humanity’s psyche and manifest themselves in a plethora of human activities, including religious activities, celebrations, and entertainment.
Sound therapy is essentially the process of healing the mind, body and spirit through music, tones, frequencies, and vibrations. Sound therapy takes into consideration a person’s emotional, mental, psychological, and spiritual well-being in order to induce transformation.
Sound therapy can be performed in a variety of ways and can be conducted with instruments or through clapping, chanting, or humming, among other methods.
Many people claim to experience feeling rejuvenated after a sound therapy session. When a person seeks healing through sound therapy, their fundamental objective is to focus deeply on the sound being generated by the practitioner.
Dr. James uses ancient healing practices and now current research has shown that sound and music are effective in treating many conditions such as:
Improving Sleep: Using classical, relaxing music, chanting, or soothing sounds have all been shown to relax people enough to improve sleep. Those who use relaxing sounds and music fall asleep faster, stay asleep longer, and wake up less.
Stress Reduction: Stress is reduced when appropriately relaxing sounds and music are played at low to moderate volume throughout the day. Breath slows down and heart rates are reduced as the body relaxes. This can be especially potent for those who are suffering from hypertension and cardiovascular conditions.
Elevated Energy Levels: Fatigue has been shown to be reduced through both better sleep quality and also from reducing stress levels. Cognitive function is reduced, and overall function diminished when under long-term, chronic stress. Listening to relaxing sounds and music can significantly elevate energy levels.
Pain Reduction: The vibration and frequency of sound ‘massage’ the physical and esoteric body. Studies have confirmed that pain is reduced when sound and music is used.
Improved Endocrine Function: Endocrine function is improved overall, primarily as a result of the reduction in stress. When we are under stress, our body undergoes many changes in the endocrine system as adrenaline and cortisol are released. These neurochemicals greatly impact the way our other hormones function, throwing our endocrine system into disarray.
Reducing Depression and Anxiety: Sound and music can greatly reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety. Several factors work together here to create a significant improvement in these conditions: stress is reduced, pain is lessened, sleep is improved, spirits are lifted, and tensions subside. All of these factors work to improve symptoms of depression and reduce anxiety.
Restore Cellular Activity: Studies have shown that using sound and music therapies can actually help to restore cellular function, improving the function of the membrane walls, cellular health and biologic activities.
Reprogram DNA: Research has indicated that specific sound waves can even be used to stimulate DNA to repair itself, essentially reprograming the DNA sequencing… Solfeggio Frequency 528Hz
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