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Noise- and odour nuisance

Too much noise damages health and well-being
Too much exposure to loud noise is bad for health and well-being. This can lead to sleeping problems, disruption of everyday activities and stress reactions. These noise effects can cause hypertension and increased levels of the stress hormone cortisol, increasing the risk of cardiovascular diseases and mental diseases.
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Severe odor can cause health problems
Severe odour nuisance can lead to health complaints, directly and indirectly. Perceived odour nuisance may indirectly also lead to feelings of discomfort, irritation, aggression and dejection. The intensity of this reaction depends on the type of odour, the strength of this odour and what it is associated with. Aromatic substances may have a direct, toxic effect on health in the form of headache, nausea and dizziness. Odour nuisance due to traffic is also an indicator for particulates.

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