Considering the awfulness of noise as a destroyer of quality of life, its effects on health have been comparatively little studied. Some time ago, however, it was discovered that those living near a major airport, Schiphol in Amsterdam, and subjected to aircraft noise had higher blood pressure than those who lived in its absence. Two papers in a recent edition of the British Medical Journal, one from Britain and one from America, confirm and extend this observation.
Is Living Near an Airport Dangerous for Your Health?
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You asked whether living near an airport is bad for your health. My immediate thought was probably yes due to the pollution. Then I read what you wrote and you mentioned noise causing high blood pressure. It turns out that not only does pollution cause cancer, but it also causes high blood pressure so I would not assume that it was the noise that caused the high blood pressure; plus car exhaust has the same effect and most airports have highways leading to the airports.