A common joke, about older people, is to suggest that they aren’t fond of much loud noise, especially when younger new neighbors enjoy listening to music, more loudly, even late at night, when the more elderly enjoy peace and quiet while trying to sleep. Recent studies have shown, that living near excessive noise may bring about risks of cardiovascular ailments, more commonly, in those over the age of 65. Seniors, living near noisier airports, appeared to be 3.5% more likely to be hospitalized, due to heart conditions, than those, who live nearer to airports, which aren’t as noisy.
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Airport Noise Linked to Heart Risks