Noise pollution a major problem of evolution and biological adaptation
Even though the Covid-19 pandemic has been catalogued as the greatest problem that has affected modern society in the last two decades, in this manuscript I wanted to address one of the problems that year after year threatens the existence of human beings and their own evolutionary and adaptive process, but paradoxically, it is an issue that has not received the relevance that we have given to Covid-19, since it is a problem that has been little addressed by states, health institutions and medical professionals.
Now, Noise pollution is the problem that year after year threatens the existence of human beings and their own evolutionary process, this problem of sonic origin has been interpreted as abnormal noise that affects the quality of life of people, animals and plants, in our particular case there is scientific evidence that shows that noise pollution causes multiple negative effects on human health.
Fig. 2 Loudspeakers and music amplifiers generate extreme noise associated with noise pollution. Image of public domain, Author: Tommyvideo, 2020
Among the multiple negative effects generated by noise pollution on human health, the following pathological conditions are detailed: acceleration of the pulse, respiratory agitation, aggressiveness, anxiety, colitis, depression, decreased ability to concentrate, headache, stress, fatigue, gastritis, hysteria, heart attacks, irritability, blood pressure, as well as deafness and constant ringing in the ears.
In this sense, although noise pollution is a serious environmental pollutant that affects the quality of life of people on a global scale, it is important to point out that this delicate problem has been erroneously interpreted as a subjective component, since modern society assumes it to be a simple sensitivity of people to extreme noise.
Fig. 3 Anthropogenic activities generate noise pollution. Image of public domain, Author: Stux, 2013
It is known that extreme noise is unpleasant and annoying, however, a little known fact is that from the physiological point of view, the ear needs more than 16 hours of rest to compensate for two hours of acoustic exposure, and even more serious is that recently researchers from the University of Cambridge have determined that noise pollution affects the way in which a species will evolve, develop and adapt over time.
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