This document examines the physics of sound and its impact on the health of a person. Sound reaches the human brain by through the outer ear, the inner ear, the ear drum which translates mechanical vibrations into nerve impulses that get sent to the brain. Exposure to excessive noise can have a detrimental effect but is often ignored because there are no visible immediate effects. Over a period of time though noise related health effects can cause physical as well as emotional and mental disorders. Ultrasonic cleaners are also prone to produce noise and can have detrimental effects of health. Our article “How to Handle Noise from An Ultrasonic Cleaner” provides more details on mitigating the risks of noise pollution.
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