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
One in Six Adults Suffers from Hearing Loss
Sixteen percent of adult Europeans suffer from hearing loss great enough to adversely affect their daily life.
More and more tinnitus
Ear specialists see increasing numbers of tinnitus patients. For many people, tinnitus is a daily annoyance.
Different types of hearing aids
Hearing aids are better than ever. Many hearing impaired people would benefit from using them.
Getting used to hearing aids
The first use of a hearing aid can be somewhat shocking for many people.
Children and hearing loss
Caring about your childs hearing is extremely important because it affects his or her ability to learn, socialise and communicate.
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.