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Effects of noise

Transport | Noise

Circulatory diseases

An excessive amount of sound, whether in terms of intensity or of duration, can have lasting adverse effects on health or cause physiological damage. Sound has an effect on the whole organism, inasmuch as it triggers stress reactions (extra-aural effects). These effects can manifest even through exposure to low level non-harmful levels of sound encountered in the environment, for example, traffic... read more


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