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Noise Pollution From Airports May Have Direct Impact on Health


Health & Wellness  (tags: research, humans, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, noise pollution, study, safety, news )

Cal
- 315 days ago - ecowatch.com
A pair of newly published studies in the British Medical Journal suggest exposure to aircraft noise may have direct effects on the health of people who live near airports.



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Theodore Shayne (56)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 10:08 am
I call it sonic resonance pollution.
 

Betsy Bee (1042)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 10:09 am
Absolutely. Living near the Phoenix airport was terrible.
 

Birgitta S. (225)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 10:11 am
in the Midst of Woods, One can Only hear: the very Beauty of Nature´s sounds....
 

Kit B. (277)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 10:34 am

When we built this house we had no noise from DFW,(over 2 decades ago) now opening a window any time of day brings teeth rattling sounds. DFW is one of the largest airports and flights in and out are constant. Some doctors have stated that airport noise might be one of many factors in Autism. I wouldn't be surprised if they proved that as fact.
 

Carol D. (108)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 12:27 pm
It does not surprise me any noise drives you nuts if you have to have it all the time
 

Jane H. (133)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 2:24 pm
yes----and cars roaring down the street just to make on-purpose loud noise.
 

Shaheen N. (64)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 2:46 pm
Noted
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 4:14 pm
I had a friend who lived in Queens, NY. His apt was in 2 miles from La Guadia airport. While living there, certain flight patterns were changed. Nearly every 45 minutes, a plane would come over his apt,. and you would think it was crashing in. It was unnerving to say the least. All conversation stopped, and we would just watch this monsterous plane pass over his living room windows.
For $1,800 a month, he moved.
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 4:17 pm
Yes, definitely noise pollution has adverse effects on the health!
Noted with thanks Cal.
 

Jason S. (57)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 5:47 pm
Good posting, thanks
 

Jeanne Rogers (712)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 10:20 pm
Thank you.
 

Nimue P. (230)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 1:09 am
noted
 

Alexandra Rodda (176)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 2:43 am
That's when it is so important to be still within one's self. Earplugs would probably help too.
Of course, if one has the means and can bear being parted from one's local family and friends, then moving to a quieter s pot would be the best option.
One day, of course, if global warming continues, there won't be any more airports. Then people will have health problems of a much greater order.
If you travel by air, please pay for the greenhouse gases that you helped create if you can.
 

Cathe Franklin-Romano (52)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 3:16 am
Doesn't surprise me at all. Loud noises drive me bonkers. Earplugs have to be aviation quality in order to block the sound sufficiently I've using them for years.
Noted & shared.
 

. (0)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 6:39 am
I live out in the country, so I don't hear a lot of loud noises. Thanks for sharing, Cal.
 

Azaima A. (216)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 11:24 am
I believe it
 

Shanti S. (0)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 11:49 am
Thank you.
 

Birgit W. (144)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 1:12 pm
Not just the noise pollution from airports make us ill. Noise pollution is everywhere, and we have to way to get away from it.
 

Lois Jordan (54)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 3:19 pm
Noted. Thanks for this info, Cal.
 

John S. (300)
Friday October 11, 2013, 4:14 am
Noted.
 

Winn Adams (191)
Friday October 11, 2013, 12:06 pm
No surprise here . . .
 

Dianna M. (13)
Friday October 11, 2013, 12:48 pm
They really need to start tying these noise studies together with the constant, unrelenting pounding I take every day from everybody's stereos--not just at work, but at home as well, from the neighbors and the college trash driving past my house with their car stereos blasting so loud I can hear them coming three blocks away. I really, really need for the researchers to do this.
 

Kate Kenner (200)
Friday October 11, 2013, 3:59 pm
I don;t even live near an airport and I feel the effects of noise pollution in many ways. I can not imagine how loud it must be if one does live near an airport. Actually the pollution of so many lights in the city does make me so happy either. I have to get out of here.
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Saturday October 12, 2013, 2:21 am
noted
 

Bruno Moreira (61)
Saturday October 12, 2013, 7:37 am
noted thanks
 

Judith C. (104)
Thursday February 20, 2014, 11:46 pm
Thanks, noted.
 
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