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Extra-auditory effects of noise as a health hazard.
Am Ind Hyg Assoc J 1970 May; 31(3):277-281
A review is given of the literature on potentially harmful extra auditory effects of noise on the organism. Evidence is presented to illustrate how noise, acting as a nonspecific physiologic stress, can alter endocrine, cardiovascular, and neurologic functions and also cause biochemical changes having possible health significance to workers in noisy industries.
NIOSH-Author; Audition; Sound; Physiology; Biochemistry
Issue of Publication
American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division