Stress in the orchestra: Mood plays a part

Posted: January 9, 2014 in balance

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ScienceDaily: Stress News
Stress in the orchestra: Mood plays a part
Even professional orchestra musicians suffer from particular stress on the day of the concert and release more cortisol. For the first time, it has now been possible to demonstrate that, amongst others, the enzyme myeloperoxidase, which is regarded as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, plays a part in the stress reaction in musicians. This effect is however dampened by an emotional factor: this is because a good mood reduces the stress-induced release of myeloperoxidase.

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