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
A set of earplugs can make a big difference when going to a concert or other places where loud music is being played.
Living with hearing loss
Your hearing ability may contribute to how well you function in your daily life around relatives, friends and colleagues.
Tinnitus affecting job performance
Tinnitus poses challenges at work. Many people with tinnitus fear for their future job prospects.
Causes of hearing loss
Our hearing ability worsens from our 30s or 40s and onwards and when we reach our 80s, more than half of us suffer from significant hearing loss.
My voice sounds strange
When you first use hearing aids you may find that your voice sounds strange to you.
Seven battery tips
Here?s how to make your batteries last longer. Hearing aids will not work without batteries.