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YJT Task 1
Sherrie Byrd
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March 5, 2016

Purpose: The purpose of this speech is to persuade my audience that music can be used to help with stress as well as pain. I want my audience to see that the use of music in everyday life is good for the mind, body and soul. My central idea is that music is what can be used in the medical field as therapy use for pain, stress relief and in everyone’s everyday life. Intended Audience: My ideal audience for this speech would be those of any age that will be willing to try the power of music. The topic would also be beneficial to a larger group as in doctor, nurses, and anyone in the medical field whom help patients with pain or stress. The topic is also suitable for any person who would like to see the power of music in the way that has affected so many people. Significance: This topic is very significant to my all audiences that will listen because music is free on the radio, easy to use, and can be tailored to each individual. Moreover, there are so many diverse forms of music, soothing sounds of earth, and genres in the world of music.

Music can be a Poweful Tool in stress relief and pain management! Studies have shown that using music is a widely accepted form of therapy. Of course, not all forms of music can be used as a form of therapy. Heavy metal or hard rock to me does NOT have a calming effect, although it is liked by some. The most famous case is perhaps that of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Gifford, whose family credited music as part of the reason for her brave recovery after a 2011 shooting incident that nearly took her life. (Denise Mann, WebMD, 2011)

Studies have shown that listening to music that you enjoy can decrease stress and increase our pain threshold because it has a calming effect and decrease the…...

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