Non-auditory Effects of Noise Pollution on Health: A Perspective

  • Roopak Visakan Raja
  • Valli RajasekaranEmail author
  • Gurumani Sriraman
Brief Communication


Noise is an ever increasing product of our environment. The increased noise levels cause auditory as well as non-auditory effects on health. The relationship between noise and hearing loss has been well established. However non-auditory effects of noise on health though known are understudied and underreported. Hence awareness about the prevalence of these deleterious effects, its prevention and appropriate remedial measures is the need of the hour.


Social noise Environmental noise Quality of life Non-auditory effects 


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Conflict of interest

All authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of OtorhinolaryngologyShri Satya Sai Medical College and Research Institute, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV) - Deemed to be UniversityAmmapettai Village, Kanchipuram DistrictIndia

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