Do you live or work near a busy road full of traffic noise? Or is your neighbourhood replete with constant sounds of loud machinery or music? If your answer is a yes, then you may be at a high risk for developing obesity or heart ailment. A Swedish research states that your waist size goes up by 1 centimetre every time the noise level increases by 10 decibels. The weight shoots up due to increase in the stress hormone coritsol. It puts you at a risk of heart disease. Loud noise adversely affects the foetus during pregnancy. Now, this is totally new, isn't it?
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