Need to beat the blues? Banging drums can help fight depression

 

 

Weekly sessions on a drumkit reduced feelings of depression by 38 per cent, researchers found.

As well as beating the blues, symptoms of anxiety fell 20 per cent while general mental wellbeing improved by 16 per cent.

The Royal College of Music study saw 76 mental health service users take part in weekly drumming sessions for 10 weeks.

https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/654155/Playing-drums-help-fight-depression-mental-health