Busy noises, like honking, the roar of airplanes and constant rumble and sudden sounds of the trains, are increasing our health problems, as per health experts.
Health News reported that South Asian countries are already contributor of 25 percent deaths due to cardiovascular problems and a new emerging trend reveals how noise pollution is also leading to cardiovascular issues, health experts have warned.
Acute noise exposure increases blood pressure by releasing the stress hormones and also increases the risk of heart rhythm abnormalities, heart attack and brain stroke.
Experts said that”Exposure to loud noises, like living near the airports or railway stations, causes increase in the adrenaline which is a fight and flight hormone and increases the heart rate and blood pressure, resulting in heart diseases,” Stating that sudden acute noise pollution caused the extreme harm, Anand said normally, there could be a dip in the blood pressure at night when people sleep – also referred to as nocturnal dipping.
A study published in British Medical Journal revealing association of long-term exposure to aircraft noise, particularly during the night, with an increased incidence of hypertension and cardiovascular effects.—APP