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
Living with hearing loss
Your hearing ability may contribute to how well you function in your daily life around relatives, friends and colleagues.
Seven battery tips
Here?s how to make your batteries last longer. Hearing aids will not work without batteries.
Tinnitus affecting job performance
Tinnitus poses challenges at work. Many people with tinnitus fear for their future job prospects.
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.
The effects of hearing loss, the personal reactions and the consequences are best understood and described by the hearing impaired 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.