Hearing loss, lack of balance, predisposition to diabetes, increased cholesterol and insomnia are some of the consequences of chronic exposure to noise, alert specialists, who said that starting with 60 decibels, sounds began to be bad.
"Although it depends on the intensity of the sound when exposed to loud noise over a long period of time, they can experience complications such as hearing loss," she says. speech-pathologist Monica Matti (MN 1923),
The specialist added that he could generate "stress, nervousness, digestive disorders, sleep and learning, cardiovascular disease, reduced ability to work and changes in social behavior".
Recently, Matti conducted a survey that showed that six out of every ten Argentinians looked at the city they live in It's "very" or "pretty noisy"The figure grows "significantly" in the cities of Buenos Aires and Cordoba, where 95% of residents say they coexist with "high levels of noise". "These people who work in major cities are more exposed to noise and are more likely to suffer from some of these complications, and every third Argentine thinks their work environment is noisy," says the lecturer.
The survey also showed that three out of ten people admit to listening to high volume music, a rate that increases more than half of young people aged 18 to 24,
According to recent studies published by. T World Health Organization (WHO)about 1.1 billion young people worldwide (almost 50% of the population aged between 12 and 35) are at risk of "hearing loss due to prolonged and excessive exposure to loud sounds." According to the international organization, the exposure of more than 85 dB for eight hours or 100 dB for 15 minutes is "a harmful noise level."