Chronic noise pollution affects sleep and relaxation, causing stress. This may harm health.
Noise pollution may disrupt sleep. Even modest amounts of sleep-disrupting noise may affect health and well-being.
Long-term noise pollution exposure has been related to hypertension, heart disease, and stroke. Noise stress may damage the heart.
Chronic noise pollution may affect attention, memory, and problem-solving. Noise may impair learning, especially in youngsters and the elderly.
Noise pollution increases anxiety, sadness, and stress-related ailments. Noise may cause impatience, frustration, and worse well-being.
Long-term noise exposure may damage hearing. Loud noises damage inner ear structures, causing irreversible hearing loss.
Noise pollution may reduce outdoor activity pleasure, social interaction, and living environment satisfaction.