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Is it beneficial for infants to listen to music while sleeping?

Is it beneficial for infants to listen to music while sleeping?

Soft music is fine: Soft music is a nice addition to an infants "comfort place" where you let them nap or sleep for the night. Babies are use to noise in the womb & heartbeats & digestive sounds were their norm so a little music is fine, or the sound of a fan or radio static. Plan to leave it on all night or the baby may startle & cry if they awaken & it is gone. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Does listening to classical music enhance infants' intelligence?

Does listening to classical music enhance infants' intelligence?

No evidence for this: Classical music is wonderful, relaxing and exciting at times both recorded and attending live concerts (nothing like it). But there is no proof that your creativity or intellectual capacity will be altered. You might extend your creativity to newer areas while relaxing with classical music and it might stimulate alternative thinking. Your infant may sleep better with it but it will not be smarter. ...Read more

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Is it good to sleep while you're listening music?

Is it good to sleep while you're listening music?

Not really: Music and sounds in general can interrupt or interfere with sleep cycles and impair sleep efficiency. ...Read more

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Is listening to music or videos harmful if it helps me sleep?

Is listening to music or videos harmful if it helps me sleep?

Not harmful.: Proper sleep hygiene would advise against falling asleep with the music or TV purposely on, but if it settles your mind enough for you to fall asleep for a restful night, then it's better that you sleep. ...Read more

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Is it health for one to sleep while listening to music through headsets?

Is it health for one to sleep while listening to music through headsets?

Music: There are mixed opinions about going to sleep with earphones and music. Many people feel that the music can induce sleep. Others feel that the earphones may cause pain and keep the patient awake. ...Read more

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Is it bad to sleep with earbuds in while listening to music? I've never done this but i want to try it a few times to see if it helps me sleep

Is it bad to sleep with earbuds in while listening to music? I've never done this but i want to try it a few times to see if it helps me sleep

Sleep with earbuds: Generally speaking, it is better to sleep without earbuds in place. If you do, no harm will come, as i presume you are not listening to loud music while you are trying to sleep. The bigger issue sounds like trouble sleeping. A noise generator in your bedroom, playing soothing sounds or music is a better choice than earbuds. ...Read more

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It's really easy to fall asleep while listening to music .. But is it okay to actually sleep with earbuds in?

It's really easy to fall asleep while listening to music .. But is it okay to actually sleep with earbuds in?

Not advised: I would not advise falling asleep with earbuds in while listening to music. That could lead to foreign bodies into the ear canal or trauma as a result of such. Try a speaker or headphones that cover the ear rather than go into the ear canal. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a cell on my person 90% of the day. Even near me while i'm sleeping because i fall asleep listening to music. Is this bad?

What to do if I have a cell on my person 90% of the day. Even near me while i'm sleeping because i fall asleep listening to music. Is this bad?

No: Just set limits as to when you will respond to it. Cell phones are a bit Pavlovian in the sense that they train your behavior. They beep, you answer, They ring, you pick up. Setting limits on what you'll do and when is under your control. ...Read more