Researchers report that listening to joyful music can cause blood vessels to dilate, increasing blood flow — which is good for cardiovascular health. Michael Miller, principal investigator of the study, explains the brain-body link and which songs may make for healthy hearts.
A Heart-Healthy Playlist?
Below are songs used in the study:
"Blue Angel" and "In Dreams" by Roy Orbison
"Who Says You Can't Go Home (Country Version)" by Bon Jovi
"Light In Your Eyes" by Sheryl Crow
"Until I Fall Away" and "Curious Thing" by Gin Blossoms
"Wild One" by Faith Hill