Endocrine and Metabolic Effects of Noise in Normal, Hypertensive and Psychotic Subjects

  • A. E. Arguelles
  • M. A. Martinez
  • Eva Pucciarelli
  • Maria V. Disisto


In a previous paper (1) we reported an increased cortical adrenal activity in the human, exerted by certain levels of audio-stimulation. The original experiments suggested that the release of increased levels of glucocorticoid in response to noise is mediated through ACTH released from the pituitary.


Noise Exposure Psychotic Patient Urinary Catecholamine Chronic Myocardial Infarction Sound Stimulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. E. Arguelles
    • 1
  • M. A. Martinez
    • 1
  • Eva Pucciarelli
    • 1
  • Maria V. Disisto
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Endocrinology and Hormone Laboratory, Hospital AeronauticoBuenos Aires and Scientific Research Committee of the Argentine (J.I.C.E.F.A.)Argentina

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