Noise pollution exists in various forms, including outdoor and indoor. Common sources include those that are outside the home, such as the noise from vehicles and industrial work being performed in an area. There may als... More »

Dryers make several types of ticking, spinning, shaking and whirring sounds that don't signify problems. Gas dryers make normal clicking sounds as the gas valves open and close. New dryers may squeak during the first few... More »

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Pulsatile tinnitus, a pulsating ringing in the ears that keeps rhythm with the heartbeat, can be stopped with treatment of the underlying vascular condition or change in medication. Although drugs do not cure tinnitus, t... More »

Six types of environmental pollution include land pollution, water pollution, air pollution, thermal pollution, light pollution and noise pollution. These forms of pollution affect the environment in different ways and w... More »

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Creating a vegetation barrier around one's home significantly reduces noise pollution. Shrubs and trees absorb sound, preventing any noise from reaching residential areas. Reducing noise pollution is important because un... More »

While noise pollution cannot be completely eliminated, it can be controlled through the use of buffers according to Forbes Magazine. Noise pollution can cause a variety of health issues, including high blood pressure, im... More »

Soundproofing, masking and turning off noisy devices are all ways to prevent noise pollution. Canceling sound waves with similar opposing waves can also help keep noise pollution at bay. More »