We love to sing karaoke and know that it is healthy. Today, we are going to tell you even more facts about singing and why regular karaoke is a secret behind good mood, positive emotions, and good memory.
Singing is good for health
Singing decreases the risk of heart diseases and improves the heart rate. Singing your favorite song is efficient for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases.
Singing is also an exercise for your lungs that is compatible with jogging. When you sing, you breathe deeply and evenly, enriching your brain with oxygen.
Karaoke is often used in senility treatment as singing has a positive effect on brain activity.
Did you know that singing improves your memory?
American Alzheimer’s Association has launched the program “Singing for the Brain” to help people with Alzheimer’s disease to preserve their memories, improve their memory and focus.
Signing boosts A-immunoglobulin which is an integral part of the strong immune system.
Signing, like any other physical activity, has a positive effect on how you sleep. And it’s not only about your sleep – regular singing strengthens your throat mussels and prevents snoring. Your significant other could also use a good nap.
Did you know that group singing improves your spirit?
Many researchers prove that group singing has many physical and emotional benefits. The results of their investigations show that singing soothes you and cheers you up. When you are singing with other people, the body produces feel-good hormones, such as oxytocin and endorphins, while the level of stress-causing hormones, such as cortisone, gets lower.
Singing is good for your mood and communication
Singing is a natural antidepressant. Several songs after a tough day can help you to release anger, have some rest, and regain good spirit.
Karaoke is applied during the classes at language schools and business training to cope with the fear of public speaking and foster vocabulary and communicative skills.
In the corporate context, a karaoke club is an excellent place to get to know new-comers better and help them to show themselves in the informal environment among their colleagues.
According to The Guardian, singing helps babies to prepare their brain for speech. Music is as important as teaching reading and writing at a young age so as to prevent any speech issues in the future.
Signing and speaking activate different brain areas. This is the reason why people who had a stroke, can lose the ability to speak normally but can still sing. Different brain areas, responsible for singing and speech, also enable stammers to sing without the slightest problem.
Just fun facts about singing
When we sing, the sounds stream from our mouth at a speed of about 120 km/h.
In the Maori language, an unusual word “koneva” stands for the habit to sing in the open air not far away from your home.
Did you know who the world’s loudest singer is?
According to the Guinness Book of Records, Jill Drake from Great Britain has the loudest voice in the world. Her scream hits 129 decibels – louder than any rock band or jackhammer and is just 10 decibels quieter than a jet.
Most people believe they can’t sing because they’re not “naturally gifted”. It is true and some people have more talents than others but it is similar to walking. Almost everyone can do it if they give it a try.
It is better so sing standing. When you sit, you lose up to 30% of your breathing if compared to the standing position, which has an apparent negative effect on the quality of your vocalism.
That’s all for today. Enjoy your karaoke!