Manage episode 335091117 series 2991159
Singing is something close to my heart and I feel it does not get enough attention for it’s
multiple health benefits.
It is accessible to so many and is an easy thing to take up and enjoy.
In this episode I explore the benefits to almost every body system which singing can confer.
Social prescribing: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/12/26/nhs-should-prescribe-tango-dancing-book-clubs-not-pill-every/
The vagus nerve: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318128
Alexander technique: https://alexandertechnique.com/
Breathing and singing: https://www.backstage.com/magazine/article/common-misconceptions-breath-support-singing-1872/
Singing and COPD: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/health-25237125
Singing and cortisol: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4854222/
Immunity and singing (in a choir): https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15669447/
The effect of singing on pain: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/147470491201000403
Effect on memory and cognition: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/02/210210133432.htm
Bereavement and singing: https://spcare.bmj.com/content/early/2019/06/26/bmjspcare-2018-001642
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