Depression, Anti Depressants, Antidepressant Medications

05 Jan

Music Reduces Pregnancy Stress

- Forget pickles and ice cream. What do pregnant women really need to take the edge off? Brahms and “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.”

Music may reduce the stress, anxiety, and depression that many pregnant women experience. A study of 236 pregnant women in Taiwan shows that the participants who listened to music for 30 minutes per day for two weeks significantly reduced their stress, anxiety, and depression, compared with participants who did not. The study, conducted by researchers at the College of Nursing at Kaohsiung Medical University, was published in the Journal of Clinical Nursing.

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