Listening to Mozart every day might cut back the variety of seizures an individual with epilepsy experiences, based on a brand new examine. The information might carry hope to the estimated 50 million individuals worldwide dwelling with epilepsy.
Led by researchers on the Krembil Mind Institute at Toronto Western Hospital, the examine uncovered 13 members to 2 completely different audio clips over a six-month interval: some have been performed Mozart’s Sonata for Two Pianos in D main (for seven minutes every day, for 3 months), and the remainder a scrambled, arrhythmic model of the identical piece.
“Our outcomes confirmed every day listening to the primary motion of Mozart Ok.448 was related to decreasing seizure frequency in grownup people with epilepsy,” mentioned Dr Rafiee, who led the examine. “This means that every day Mozart listening could also be thought of as a supplemental therapeutic possibility to scale back seizures in people with epilepsy.”
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