Listening to Music May Help Prevent Epileptic Seizures, US Study Finds

Listening to Music May Help Prevent Epileptic Seizures, US Study Finds

(Charles Rex Arbogast/AP Photo)
(Charles Rex Arbogast/AP Photo)

(Australian Broadcasting Company) – Listening to music might help prevent epileptic seizures, a US study has found.

Researchers from Ohio State University discovered that epilepsy patients’ brains react differently to certain types of music than those without the disorder.

They found less confronting music, like songs by John Coltrane and Mozart, could help prevent the debilitating seizures that came with epilepsy.

The researchers recorded brainwave patterns while patients listened to 10 minutes of silence, then recorded their brainwave patterns while they listened to music.

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