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
Hearing aids improve quality of life
Scientific surveys shows that the use of hearing aids causes significant improvement in the quality of life.
Getting used to hearing aids
The first use of a hearing aid can be somewhat shocking for many people.
Two hearing aids best
Two hearing aids make them better able to keep up with conversations than people wearing only one hearing aid.
Tinnitus affecting job performance
Tinnitus poses challenges at work. Many people with tinnitus fear for their future job prospects.
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.
Opinions of relatives often decisive
Hearing impaired people receptive to advice from family and hearing specialist.