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
Always test a mobile telephone
Hearing-impaired persons may have problems using a mobile phone. A lways test the mobile telephone before purchasing it.
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.
iPods cause hearing loss
Loud music and long periods of listening your iPods and MP3 players wear your hearing down at an early age.
A set of earplugs can make a big difference when going to a concert or other places where loud music is being played.
Hearing aids improving love life
Hearing aids improve social relations, including the users? love life, and make intimate conversations easier.
Age-related hearing loss
As you get older the hair cells in your inner ear begin to die. This happens to all of us. But some people lose their hearing earlier and faster than others.