EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF
PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL RESEARCH

An International Peer Reviewed Journal for Pharmaceutical, Medical & Biological Sciences

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Abstract

EXAMINING THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN NOISE EXPOSURE AND BLOOD PRESSURE IN ALBARAKA PLASTIC COMPANY BETWEEN THE PERIOD OF MARCH AND MAY 2018

Ekram Adam ldoom*, Sara Ismail Abdullah Faig and Zahra Ibrahim Ahmmed Mohammed

ABSTRACT

The question of the association between occupational noise exposure and blood pressure has important public health implications. Noise can seriously damage the hearing system but it is only recently that research has been done on its possible contribution to hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Environmental noise is a known stress, which induces alterations of various physiological responses in individuals exposed to it. The aim of the present study was to assess the effects of industrial noise on hypertension of workers exposed to industrial noise in lock factory. The study group included 100 workers employed in different sections of lock factory exposed to industrial noise levels exceeding approximately 80dB. The findings: suggest that exposure to noise is a risk factor for blood hypertension in workers exposed to high noise levels (15- 25 years 123/84 mmHg), and that the drop-in blood pressure may be a sign of more sensitive effect of noise on blood pressure, according to other studies in literature. Discussion: Our result showed a significant increase in systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure in lock factory. Recommendation: Efforts should be made to control the noise at the source, to control the transmission of noise and to protect the exposed persons.

Keywords: Noise, Occupational, Hypertension, Cardiovascular, Acoustic waves, Systolic.


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