New Delhi: A study by the World Health Organisation (WHO) found that one in five people are daily exposed to noise levels that could lead to ‘significant’ damage on health. This is due to the sound and noise that humans are surrounded with on daily basis. Environmental noise is among the "top environmental risks to health" and people are most affected by road traffic noise.
Extreme noise pollution can have adverse affect on health that is causes blood pressure and hypertension. This can also lead to heart attacks and mortality from cardiovascular disease. Children are also at risk in terms of cognition and health.