Silence is golden
Published: Sunday, 02 April 2006 09:00
If you live near a high traffic road and are middle aged, your risk of heart attack may be increased by 46%, a German study has suggested. Similarly, men whose jobs expose them to high noise levels have a 30% greater chance of suffering a heart attack than their peers in quieter workplaces. It could be that the stress of dealing with chronic noise may be involved.
Read more: Medical Notes-April