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
Tinnitus affecting job performance
Tinnitus poses challenges at work. Many people with tinnitus fear for their future job prospects.
The hearing test
Try the 5 step speech-in-noise test that will help you determine if you would benefit from wearing hearing aids.
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.
Living with hearing loss
Your hearing ability may contribute to how well you function in your daily life around relatives, friends and colleagues.
Hearing aids - high tech computers
Hearing aid technology is constantly evolving and becoming increasingly advanced.
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.