(Last Updated on : 19-03-2014)
Music is the gift of god in human life, which has the power to communicate with everybody. Music is a great stress reliever and can easily identify with the emotions and inner feelings of human being. Music Therapy is an idea of alternative medicine, which is very useful in curing particular diseases. The psychological and communication problems like depression and autism can be cured by music therapy. Many old age diseases like Pakinson's, Alzheimers, Dementia can be fought with Music Therapy. Music Therapy is a naturopathy that is very safe otherwise and does not have any side effects.
Autism Music Therapy
: Autistic children have lack of communication and verbal problem which makes them confined in personal world. Music therapy assist the autistic child to improve speech ability by simple echolalia or a question answer form which enables the children to develop their speech ability gradually.
Music Therapy in Depression
: Music is a great stress remover. Music Therapy is useful to alleviate depression as well as it reduces the tendency of self-isolation as music has a healing property over the emotional setback.
Music Therapy in Alzheimers
: Alzheimer is an old age disease that can be cured safely by Music Therapy. Case studies have shown that the Alzheimer's patients treated with music therapy have increased level of epinephrine, nor epinephrine, melatonin etc. in their blood tests.
Music Therapy in Parkinson's and Dementia
: Parkinson's and Dementia are certain old age diseases those can be fight with music therapy. There are some reports of movements and walking in Parkinson's patients when they undergo the Music Therapy with rhythmic and faster music. Dementia patients generally develop different tastes for music compared to their young hood. Music therapy can recover their memory by use of any old and familiar music.
Neurological Music Therapy
: Music has neurophysiological and neurochemical effect that has direct effect on brain and the nervous system. The new improved NMT is the answer to the age-old neurological problem.
Music Speech therapy
: Music therapy can initiate speech and verbal communication in some young patients.
Hymn and Chime Music Therapy
: Old Vedic hymns and Indian classical music are used in music therapy. Chinese Chime is a musical instrument, which is used for therapeutic purpose.