I can totally relate. And the effect is almost immediate, isn’t it? The constant noise of Vancouver eventually made me depressed and scattered. I was fortunate to be able to move out of the city.
On the flip-side, where I originally come from in the interior we have terms such as “bush fever” or “valley fever”, describing where the isolation makes you nutz. Reach out if you feel the urge to write manifestos or brew white lightening.