A Christmas carol for lung health – The Hippocratic Post

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          One of the major themes of my book in progress Shaping Lives, Transforming Communities: Creative Expression in the Dance of Life is the importance of music in promoting and sustaining health and a sense of well-being. This post from a newly discovered source of information, The Hippocratic Post in the UK, adds to the growing body of research on the role of arts in wellness.

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“Singing carols at Christmas is a pleasure enjoyed by many, but singing of all kinds can be a health boon too – especially when it comes to lung disease. As well as improving morale and ‘feel good factor’ singing regularly as part of an organised group can have a range of positive effects brought about by better breath control and better posture According to a new report, The ‘Singing for Lung Health’ (SLH) Systematic Review and Consensus Statement, singing can help people with lung disease to control their breathing better. Written by a group including respiratory physicians, physiotherapists, nurses, health…”

Source: A Christmas carol for lung health – The Hippocratic Post

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The Creative Apothecary Suggests Singing Every Day Is Very Good Medicine!

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