Scientists say singing boosts immune system. - Singing strengthens the immune system, according to research by scientists at the University of Frankfurt in Germany, published in the latest edition of the US Journal of Behavioral Medicine. The scientists tested the blood of people who sang in a professional choir in the city, before and after a 60 minute rehearsal of Mozart's Requiem.They found that concentrations of immunoglobin A - proteins in the immune system which function as antibodies - and hydrocortisone, an anti-stress hormone, increased significantly during the rehearsal.
Ok, this is a very serious blah, blah, blah for a first post.
Let's face it, Autumn is next door, cloudy, rainy days are coming. For those who are winter sport lovers it will be just "piece of cake". You will produce endorphins into your system that will make you feel energized and uplifted (lucky you)!
For us, common mortals who cannot afford to forget the scarf and hat on windy, cold day without getting a cold...
Here is my question: How do we get a good mood and a lifted spirit during cold days?
Here, my answer: By singing!! (standing ovation!!)
Let me citate Professor Graham Welch, Director of Educational Research, University of Surrey, Roehampton, UK
AMEN!! Now go and get yourself a Raclette or Fondue box if you are a singer. Hahaha!
In the next post I will continue with the second chapter of these series.
Have a good week start!!