Five negative reasons why you should keep the music off

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According to a recent research on music, some disadvantages/negative effects of music on individuals were ascertained.

Music as art is defined as a series of sounds organized in time, employing melody, harmony, tempo etc usually to convey a mood.

Although music has many benefits to man, Helps in the reduction of heart rate, lower blood pressure, decrease cortisol (stress hormone) and increase serotonin and endorphin levels in the blood. Music can also boost the brain production of the hormone dopamine. This increased dopamine production helps relieve anxiety and depression.


Even as much as it seems so perfect for the human body, it could be a dangerous addiction.

It’s disadvantages, demerits, negative aspects/ effects cannot be totally ignored

Negative effect of music exposed


The negative aspects/effects of music include
• Hearing loss
• Impaired concentration
• Capable of triggering bad memories( which may lead to depression)
• Noise pollution
• Affects decision making

  1. Hearing loss
    This occurs only when you listen to music on high volumes too frequently. Which can be easily avoided unless when addicted. Music is said to be addictive in nature, the more music you listen to, the higher your crave for music go.
  2. Impaired concentration
    Lack of concentration. Have you ever found yourself in a position trying to get something done and you find it hard concentrating with the music on. Try putting off the music.
  3. Capable of triggering bad memories( which may lead to depression)
    This is another reason you should minimize listening to music , especially music capable of driving you into depression. Try deleting such music.
  4. Noise pollution
    Music constitutes noise when not needed. Tasking the brain to deal with it, such behavior on music is totally unhealthy.
  5. Affects decision making
    This negative impact curtails mostly to the genre being listened to more frequently, because the more you listen to a particular genre the more you view life from that perspective.

Although not all genres are bad, there are some you just shouldn’t listen to.

  1. “Drill” music according to a UK study is characterized by threatening lyrics, which might as well lead to attention seeking crimes.
    The content of these songs are mostly on gang rivalry, crimes and many other illegal activities unlike other genres the audience judges the performer if he would act as he claimed in his lyrics.
  2. “Rap” music just like drill are filled with disgusting lyrics, that promotes gang violence, sex, swearing, abusive words and even crimes.
  3. “Others” I cannot possibly name all but if a music promotes violence, sex, swearing, abusive words, crimes and other vices you should probably not listen to it.

The answer is simple, cause your diet isn’t only what you eat, it’s what you listen to, videos you watch, people you associate with, and even more.

So such music should be avoided to avoid junks upstairs, and maintain a peaceful, normal society.

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Folat · March 13, 2021 at 2:32 PM

Your articles are educative and enlightening. Keep the pen bleeding raw and right.

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