8 ways music can help you stay healthy

Listening to your favourite tunes can pump you up, help you relax and keep you happy. Here's how listening to music makes you healthier


How music keeps you healthy

Have you ever relaxed to the sound of your favourite album, or popped your headphones in to hear some bass-thumping music during a workout? If so, you’ve seen first-hand how music can help all of us stay fit and healthy.

Research has shown various ways music impacts our health – from helping us sleep better, to strengthening our hearts. Keep reading to learn how you can incorporate music into your healthy lifestyle.

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