Vibroacoustic disease

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Vibroacoustic disease has been characterized by scientists in Portugal as direct tissue damage to a variety of organs by high-amplitude low-frequency noise, creating thickening of supporting structures, particularly in the heart and lungs, and other pathological changes.

Reference: Nuno Castelo Branco and Mariana Alves-Pereira. “Vibroacoustic Disease”. Noise & Health 2004;6:3-20.

See also: Health Effects of Noise from Large Wind Turbines.