We must have done either Humming or Singing at least once till now. Singing for self, not for others is the lonely personality like when you are alone. Singing with a lot of love and without expectation is the mingling personality like when you are walking with a friend. Singing with a lot of adjustments in volume, pitch, duration, and melody for other’s sake is the sacrificing personality like when you are performing in college or university. Any of these will give great health benefits in terms of quality of life. Making the habit of singing in a group could reduce the symptoms of any grade in Parkinson’s disease patients. Humming is usually a low pitch noise which increases the vocal cord tone and function. Hence the sweetness of the voice can be achieved. This we use generally as an inherent habit in some situations of life. Few examples for you;
- Proposing your life partner for the first time.
- Pleasing a child for eating or sleep.
- Request for the first time.
If your answer is “YES”, please take the below information for your life. If your answer is “NO”, just have look at it.
As we know the sound is one form of energy which travels in the air, touches solids but cannot pass through the vacuum. When we hum, the sound travels through different parts of the body especially nearby structures. Those structures are middle and outer ears, sinuses, both nostrils, bones like the whole skull, vertebral column etc, The sound has high and low-pressure energy which travels successively one after the other. Hence the vibration can be felt at solid structures like bones and muscles. The fluid, of course, set up waves and gets transported accordingly. Now the air spaces of the skull like sinuses, fluids like blood and lymph are getting assistance from the Humming sound. This is going to influence the nearby structure called the brain. Hence the neural networks forming thoughts are also pleasant. Hence Humming makes the mood and Health.
As we have the ancient statements and traditions as the root for present evolution, sound as a medium of communication has much importance like language. Sanskrit is said to be most ancient and has the capacity to stimulate the brain cells and make balanced functioning. Based on this concept there were hymns and prayers made for regular recitation also called Japa. This is how there is a tradition of praying even today. As the loud pray make the environment and also the mind of people around for such acts like marriage announcement. So chanting or outward voice makes the people’s mind. This is how the ancient people and the priests maintain their health and their way of spirituality.