If you are not using uBlock Origin at this point, you are doing something wrong.
Advertising on the internet has been ballooning out of control in the past 10 years. So much so, that most corporate sites became heavily bloated messes Google had to rescue from themselves via AMP.
If it is at all available to you, install uBlock Origin Extra as well. It makes it harder for 3rd party actors to pretend to be first party in regards to cookie and tracking.
WordPress, alone, has at least 7 blocked entries per page; at least 10% of total requests.
This combination also seems to be reasonably effective at blocking ads on YouTube videos.