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Parasympathetic Activation

Relaxing Meditation Music for Stress Reduction

Calm Radio created an exclusive collection of free calming music designed for relaxation and stress reduction. These relaxing meditation music channels use binaural beats that help ease you into a calm resting state. Calming and relaxing meditation music activates our parasympathetic system, which lowers heart beat, breathing, reduces stress and anxiety.

When the sympathetic nervous system is overactive during times of stress, the relaxing parasympathetic nervous system is affected. Deep relaxation and meditation allows the parasympathetic nervous system to become active again by down-regulating the sympathetic nervous system.

Calm Radio's calming music channel "Parasympathetic Activation" is intended to help slow your mind and reduce stress by employing a binaural low-frequency sine wave that begins in the Beta zone at around 10 beats per second... It gradually slows to 1 beat per second in the Delta brain wave frequency, so you can achieve the Parasympathetic state of rest and relaxation. The track is 4 minutes long. Suggested listening is with headphones or earbuds at lower levels. You can listen to any calming music or relaxing meditation music from Calm Radio before sleeping, or anytime when you feel the need to relax.

What are binaural beats?

Brainwaves are divided into four categories: Delta waves (deep sleep), Theta waves (somnolence and reduced consciousness), Alpha waves (physical and mental relaxation), and Beta waves (being agitated or tense). Listening with binaural beats can help our left and right brainwaves align, promoting more restful sleep and a more relaxed state.

Binaural beats use sub-hearing frequencies that pulse slowly in a bottom layer of the music track. For instance, 0.1 to 4 Hertz (Delta), 4 to 7 hertz (Theta), 7 to 13 hertz (Alpha) and 13 to 30 hertz (Beta).

Listen to all of Calm Radio’s free calming music for stress reduction and relaxing music in the Calm app available for iPhone, iPad, Android, Alexa, Roku, Sonos, Bluesound, Kindle, Apple TV, and many other mobile apps.

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