There is a music mental health connection.

Tuning Into Your State of Mind: The Music-Mental Health Connection

Research indicates that listening to music can actually affect brain chemistry. Hearing certain tunes can affect dopamine (the “happy” hormone), oxytocin (the “love” hormone), and cortisol (the “stress” hormone). Mental health conditions can’t be healed with a single upbeat song, but music therapists suggest starting with songs that match your current emotional state. Then, to alter your mood, slowly shifting to more calming or positive music. The notes may carry your mood along with them and bring you to a healthier mental state.

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