And if it's disrupting your sleep, then it's really time to take action! White noise (or pink or brown noise! ) is a good way to dull the sounds that are waking you up. What other strategies do you use?⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣

Are your noisy neighbors and traffic noises from outside making you mad? Quite possibly! All the noise you experience throughout the day might be taking a toll on your health. Besides just being supremely annoying, studies show that noise pollution - yep that's really what it's called - is intricately linked to many mental and physical health problems.

Not only does the constant annoyance of irritating noises make people more anxious, but noise makes working more difficult. The noise itself disrupts memory, affects your ability to focus, and decreases performance (1). And if the noise is disrupting your sleep, then that might mean even more bad news!

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Well, it's true! And, it can actually affect your health. So, next time you are complaining about your noisy neighbor, see if there is something you can do to make it better. Maybe that's talking to them about it or maybe it's finding a white noise track you like (if white noise isn't working, have you ever tried pink or brown noise?). Either way, toughing it out might not be the best solution.

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