Listening to Music Can Reduce Pain

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An interesting article based on University of Utah research came out that states that bringing an iPod to a doctor’s office can be helpful for reducing pain.  It is especially helpful for people who experience anxiety.

However, the jury is still out on the effect of music such as this stirring version of “Skye Boat Song” and “Amazing Grace”:

Skye Boat Song and Amazing Grace on Bagpipes

About Nate Prentice, MSW, LCSW, CAS-PC

Nate Prentice, MSW, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Pastoral Counselor who maintains a private psychotherapy practice in Drexel Hill, PA.
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