Can You Hear Music While Inside an MRI Machine?

What is an MRI?

MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. It’s a big machine that doctors use to look inside your body.

The Big Machine!

The MRI machine is like a giant doughnut. You lie down and slide into the center.

Sounds of MRI

Inside, it can be very loud. You might hear banging and buzzing sounds.

Why So Loud?

These sounds are made by the magnets inside the machine as they work to take pictures.

Yes, you can! Doctors often play music to help you relax.

Can You Hear Music?

Listening to your favorite tunes can make you feel calm and less scared.

How Music Helps

Wearing Headphones

You get special headphones that reduce the noise and let you hear music.

Safety First!

These headphones are safe to use with the MRI machine.

It’s important to stay very still so the machine can get the best pictures.