Listening to Mozart could reduce epilepsy seizures

Listening to Mozart daily could reduce the number of seizures a person with epilepsy experiences, according to a new study. The news could bring hope to the estimated 50 million people worldwide living with epilepsy.
Led by researchers at the Krembil Brain Institute at Toronto Western Hospital, the study exposed 13 participants to two different audio clips over a six-month period: some were played Mozart’s Sonata for Two Pianos in D major (for seven minutes daily, for three months), and the rest a scrambled, arrhythmic version of the same piece.
“Our results showed daily listening to the first movement of Mozart K.448 was associated with reducing seizure frequency in adult individuals with epilepsy,” said Dr Rafiee, who led the study. “This suggests that daily Mozart listening may be considered as a supplemental therapeutic option to…



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