Sixteen percent of adults suffer from hearing loss great enough to adversely affect their daily life.
This is much higher than the previously generally assumed prevalence of 10 percent.
One of the major causes of hearing loss is ageing. Another common reason is exposure to noise. Some diseases can also lead to hearing problems.Read more
Hearing aids improving love life
Hearing aids improve social relations, including the users? love life, and make intimate conversations easier.
Tinnitus affecting job performance
Tinnitus poses challenges at work. Many people with tinnitus fear for their future job prospects.
Hearing impaired in the workplace
Conversations with colleagues, and the concentration needed for communication during the day demand much energy.
iPods cause hearing loss
Loud music and long periods of listening your iPods and MP3 players wear your hearing down at an early age.
The effects of hearing loss, the personal reactions and the consequences are best understood and described by the hearing impaired people.
Noise 24 hours a day
Tinnitus is noises in the head, not related to any psychiatric condition. The noise can be heard anywhere in the head or in one or both ears.