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
The effects of hearing loss, the personal reactions and the consequences are best understood and described by the hearing impaired people.
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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.
Hearing impaired in the workplace
Conversations with colleagues, and the concentration needed for communication during the day demand much energy.
The hearing test
If you regularly find it difficult to hear properly you should consider having a hearing test.
Opinions of relatives often decisive
Hearing impaired people receptive to advice from family and hearing specialist.