Health Tips

Turn Up the Tunes for Better Health

“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” – Bob Marley

Medical researchers have proven that the music legend was ahead of his time when he linked music and health. In fact, we now know that music transcends entertainment and holds great medical power-from reducing pain to boosting memory. Here are some of the most common benefits of music:

While the mental and physical benefits of music vary from person to person, research has proven its benefits. So the next time you’re thinking about making positive health changes, an effective prescription might be found in your music collection. So go ahead and turn up the tunes!


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Weekly Health Tips are brought to you by UCF Health, the College of Medicine’s physician practice. Offering primary and specialty care under one roof, UCF Health treats patients age 16 and up in primary care and age 18 and up for specialty care. Most major insurance plans are accepted. Two locations are now open: the original in East Orlando at Quadrangle and University boulevards just blocks from the main UCF campus and in Medical City at Narcoossee Road and Tavistock Lakes Boulevard. Schedule an appointment online today.