97-Year-Old Credits Harmonica as Key to Long Life: https://www.voanews.com/a/ninety-six-old-credits-harmonica-key-to-long-life/3835747.html
Optimizes heart rate & blood pressure greatly adding to the longevity of your life. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/9-noteworthy-health-benefits-playing-harmonica-deepak-b-/
COPD360music: Harmonicas for Health: https://www.copdfoundation.org/Learn-More/I-am-a-Person-with-COPD/Harmonicas-for-Health.aspx
The health benefits of playing the harmonica:
Harmonicas for Health: Music to Maximize the Lungs
HARMONICA HEALTH AND DELIGHT
PLAY HARMONICA FOR A HEALTHY LIFE
James Cotton – Blues Is Good for You
From a reddit user:
“There are some treatment programs for breathing problems that use harmonicas. Seydel even has a harp designed specifically for them.
I’ve also found that it’s very useful for anxiety. One common symptom of panic attacks is dysregulated breathing. Playing on the harmonica forces you into different breathing patterns which can short circuit panic attacks.”
These harmonicas were in the pocket of the soldiers in the war. The harmonicas caught the bullet saved the life of the solder.