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Offline Zeal4Living

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Can chanting certain sounds stimulate glands?
« on: 05/09/2009 15:06:41 »
I have heard that chanting of certain vowels can stimulate different glands. Have any experiments been done to confirm or disprove this assertion? Is their any evidence that support such an assertion?
« Last Edit: 08/09/2009 20:40:52 by chris »


 

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Re: Can chanting certain sounds stimulate glands?
« Reply #1 on: 06/09/2009 13:31:11 »
"I have heard that chanting of certain vowels can stimulate different glands."
Where did you hear this. It seems very unlikely to me.
 

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Re: Can chanting certain sounds stimulate glands?
« Reply #2 on: 08/09/2009 09:56:54 »
I don't know about vowels, but I heard infrasound can cause nausea in humans if it lasts too long.

There is a storry that a factory in a district was resonating in a really low frequency, producing a strong but unaudible infrasound constantly, and the people in the district started to feel sick and stressed. It took a long time to see what caused the simptoms.

Here is another link to infrasound effects. Although it seams really biased (it's an anty noise polution community website or something):
http://www.lowertheboom.org/trice/infrasound.htm

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Studies show the different ways in which infrasound affects the human body. As infrasound pitches, or cycles per second, decrease, deadly effects on the body increase. Infrasound disrupts the normal functioning of the middle and inner ear, leading to nausea, imbalance, impaired equilibrium, immobilization, and disorientation. Exposure to even mild doses of infrasound can lead to illness. Increased intensities of infrasound can result in death.
 

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Can chanting certain sounds stimulate glands?
« Reply #3 on: 09/09/2009 08:30:33 »
Wow! Excelent answer.
 

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Can chanting certain sounds stimulate glands?
« Reply #4 on: 11/09/2009 20:50:24 »
Thank you for a most informative reply.
 

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