There are various types of art, each providing different benefits. An article on newsinhealth.nih.gov discusses how different art forms can help with different health issues. For example the article talks about how listening to music can help a patient who is recovering from a stroke. It can help with both their memory as well as helping them to focus their attention. Additionally, the article also states that listening to music can also help to reduce post stroke depression and confusion.
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