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Can music treat illness?

Music has been found to be an effective therapy for several conditions. It lowers levels of loneliness and anxiety in the elderly, eases depression, reduces stress in pregnant women, decreases the heart rate and blood pressure in cardiac patients, and strengthens the immune systems of patients after surgeries.

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