Noise Pollution

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Noise Pollution by Mind Map: Noise Pollution

1. Noise pollution is generally defined as regular exposure to elevated sound levels that may lead to adverse effects in humans or other living organisms.

2. This type of pollution is so omnipresent in today’s society that we often fail to even notice it anymore:

2.1. > train stations traffic

2.2. > industrial sounds like fans, generators, compressor, mills

2.3. > workplace sounds, often common in open-space offices

3. Tips for Avoiding Noise Pollution :

3.1. > Wear earplugs whenever exposed to elevated noise levels

3.2. > If possible, choose your residential area as far removed from heavy traffic as you can

3.3. > if possible, avoid jobs with regular exposure to elevated sound levels

4. Human Diseases Caused by Noise Pollution :

4.1. "Hypertension" is, in this case, a direct result of noise pollution caused elevated blood levels for a longer period of time.

4.2. "Dementia" isn’t necessarily caused by noise pollution, but its onset can be favored or compounded by noise pollution.

4.3. "Sleep disturbances" are usually caused by constant air or land traffic at night, and they are a serious condition in that they can affect everyday performance and lead to serious diseases.