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
An untreated hearing loss may have serious negative psychological effects.
Opinions of relatives often decisive
Hearing impaired people receptive to advice from family and hearing specialist.
Growing up with hearing loss
As a parent of a hearing-impaired child you must have in mind that all children - with or without hearing loss - develop differently.
Always test a mobile telephone
Hearing-impaired persons may have problems using a mobile phone. A lways test the mobile telephone before purchasing it.
My hearing aid is part of me
Dale Sindell has always moved forward in spite of that she has not only had to face her own hearing loss but her third son?s hearing loss as well.
Seven battery tips
Here?s how to make your batteries last longer. Hearing aids will not work without batteries.