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Noise free environment


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I live in a place with very little noise from the outside.

I work in a place with little noise.

I have few appliances etc. at home that create a noise in my home.

There is not unnecessary unwanted noise from people or pets in my home.

I don't regularly listen to music at high volume.

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      Noise, unwanted sound or sound pollution, is perceived as an environmental stressor and nuisance.
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      Sound noise may disturb sleep[1]. It creates concentration issues, it leads to fatigue, uncertainty and lack of self-confidence, irritation, misunderstandings, decreased working capacity, problems in human relations, and a number of stress reactions[2][3]. It has shown to impair reading comprehension and long-term memory and may be associated with raised blood pressure[1]. It interferes in complex task performance, modifies social behavior and causes annoyance[1]. Environmental noise has been connected to hypertension[1].

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      • [1] Stansfeld SA, Matheson MP. Noise pollution: non-auditory effects on health. Brit Med Bull 2003; 68: 243-257. View
      • [2] Lazarus H 1998 Noise and communication: The present state. In N.L. Carter and R.F.S. Job (eds.) Noise as a Public Health Problem (Noise Effects ’98), Vol. 1, pp. 157-162. Noise Effects ’98 PTY Ltd., Sydney, Australia
      • [3] Berglund B and Lindvall T (Eds.) 1995 Community Noise. Document prepared for the World Health Organization. Archives of the Center for Sensory Research, 2: 1-195. View