Reaction Paper

Topics: Sound, Heart, Noise Pages: 1 (311 words) Published: August 11, 2011
Loud irritating sopunds are called noise. This can damage health. Pro longed exposure to very loud and high pitched sound can sound, can impair hearing.Decibel is unit use for measuring the relative loudness of sounds Noise pollution is not pollution in the traditional sense of the word, it can have similar negative effects on people and the world. Noise pollution is created by displeasing noises from any source: human, animal, or machine. These noises fill specific areas with sound, and cause many health and behavioral effects. Noise pollution, though some may see it as any noise that is irritating or annoying, generally describes any sound that disrupts human or animal life and behavior. This type of noisepollution is common among many different types of large machinery. Often transportation is associated with this pollution, and often produces it through jet engines, rail noises, automobiles, and car alarms.

Other forms of noise pollution created by machines can be less distinct or less consuming, but just as wearisome. These include office equipment, factory machinery, construction work, and entertainment systems. These sources can disrupt a quiet neighborhood, a busy metropolitan, a large office building, or a small residential building. A barking dog outside or noisy people within also account for noise pollution in many circumstances.

There are some effects of noise pollution to us like temporary or permanent loss of hearing, constriction of coronary artery responsible for blood circulation, loss of concentration in studies, difficulty in sleeping, physical and emotional stress, increased blood pressure and pulse rate and loss of emotional balance. To prevent or minimize the noise pollution avoid living near areas tat are always noisy such as busy streets, motor shops and factories, cover cars from excessive sound intensity, modulate sounds of radios, televisions, stereo, karaoke, etc. In addition, use thick curtains to filter noise and avoid...
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