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.
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.
Millions would benefit from hearing aids
One in six Europeans would benefit from using hearing aids. In the US 35 million people are hearing impaired.
Children and hearing loss
Caring about your childs hearing is extremely important because it affects his or her ability to learn, socialise and communicate.
Stigma about hearing loss
People with hearing loss are subject to much prejudice and misconceptions:
How to live with tinnitus
Living with tinnitus can be difficult. Treatment and coping strategies can help. Here is some simple advice.