Under investigation were 25 men and women at the age of 50 – 70 years with a beginning arteriosclerotic encephalopathy.
The patients were treated with both relaxing and activating Medical Resonance Therapy Music®.
There were 10 treatments in total, each treatment lasting from 10 to 30 minutes. Starting with a habituation phase of 10 minutes the treatment was expanded step by step up to 30 minutes. During the first three treatments relaxing MRT-Music® was given, in the following four treatments the patients received activating MRT-Music; during the last three treatments they received in the first 10 minutes relaxing and in the following 20 minutes activating MRT-Music®.
During the whole time of treatment with Medical Resonance Therapy Music® the patients did not receive any medication effecting the central nervous system.
From the third treatment on an average reduction of 5 heart beats per minute during the relaxing music (±1) and 3,1 beats per minute (±1) during activating music was registered.