You can close your eyes, but you can't close your ears, says Dr. Thomas Münzel. Disturbed sleep, heart failure, and stroke are among the horribles we suffer when exposed to excessive noise.
A healthy diet might protect against hearing loss, but why not address and regulate the source of the problem? Noise causes hearing loss.
Human noise pollution wreaks havoc U.S. wildlife, but thoughtful management of our protected areas can make things better.