Geatachew Niguse stage performing “Shelo”


According to research, singing provides a variety of health benefits. It might aid in reducing stress, enhancing memory, improving mental health, boosting immunity and lung function, and assisting you in managing both physical and emotional discomfort.
The fact that you don’t need to be talented to enjoy singing is one of its best qualities. You can sing to your favorite songs on the radio or by yourself in the shower. Or, for even additional advantages like connection and a sense of belonging, you can join a choir or singing group. There is some evidence to suggest that singing can strengthen your immune system and aid in sickness prevention. In a 2004 study, the effects of singing were contrasted with those of merely listening to music. The study participants either sang or listened to music in two distinct sessions. Immunoglobulin A, an antibody your body secretes to help you fight infections, was found in higher concentrations in those who sang. While music listening (without singing along) decreased stress hormones, it had no positive impact on the immune system. When you sing in a group, whether it’s a large choir or a smaller ensemble, your body releases endorphins as a result of the act of group singing. This hormone may alter your experience of pain and aid in the promotion of happy emotions. According to a 2012 study, group activities like singing, drumming, and dancing increase your pain tolerance in ways that just music listening does not. According to researchers, the increase in pain tolerance appears to be caused more by the sentiments of social connection than by the music itself.

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