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Traffic Noise-Induced Hypertension Is Gender Specific

by Tanya Thomas on  June 12, 2009 at 11:50 AM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
 Traffic Noise-Induced Hypertension Is Gender Specific
Men's blood pressure, a new study says, soars with traffic noise.

However, when it comes to women, they remain unaffected by it.
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To reach the conclusion, researchers studied 2,747 adults, reports The Daily Express.

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From analyses, they found even fairly low noise levels, not just heavy city traffic, had a damaging impact on men.

Heavy traffic produces sound levels of around 80 decibels. But scientists at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, found anything greater than 55 decibels was a danger.

Source: ANI
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