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 - high tech computers
Hearing aid technology is constantly evolving and becoming increasingly advanced.
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.
The hearing test
Try the 5 step speech-in-noise test that will help you determine if you would benefit from wearing hearing aids.
Opinions of relatives often decisive
Hearing impaired people receptive to advice from family and hearing specialist.
Tinnitus patients feel better with hearing aids
A hearing aid may help, according to hearing specialists. Hearing aids may reduce the stress of bad hearing.
Getting used to hearing aids
The first use of a hearing aid can be somewhat shocking for many people.