Friday, 7 December 2018

Calming yoga music at bedtime could be good for your heart

© Provided by AFPRelaxNews Listening to soothing yoga music before bed could benefit the heart according to new research

New Indian research suggests that listening to yoga music before bedtime may be beneficial for heart health, as well as help reduce feelings of anxiety.

Carried out by researchers at HG SMS Hospital, Jaipur and presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress this week, the small-scale study set out to investigate how listening to soothing, meditative yoga music before bed could affect heart rate variability, which is the variation in time between each heartbeat.

The researchers recruited 149 healthy participants with an average age of 26 and asked them to take part in three different conditions on three separate nights: listening to yoga music before sleep, listening to pop music with steady beats before sleep, and no music or silence before sleep.

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