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Singing for lung health report

A new study reveals increasing evidence that singing is good for your lungs

Singing reportHealth experts believe that singing can help to improve their quality of life.

There is growing interest in Singing for Lung Health (SLH), an approach where patients with respiratory disease take part in singing groups, intended to improve their condition.

The ‘Singing for Lung Health’ (SLH) Systematic Review and Consensus Statement outlines that the benefits of singing can be considered in three broad categories: physical, psychological and social. It was written by a consensus group including respiratory physicians, physiotherapists, nurses, health psychologists and music therapists. It is based on a review of research studies on the subject. 

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