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
Getting used to hearing aids
The first use of a hearing aid can be somewhat shocking for many people.
How to live with tinnitus
Living with tinnitus can be difficult. Treatment and coping strategies can help. Here is some simple advice.
iPods cause hearing loss
Loud music and long periods of listening your iPods and MP3 players wear your hearing down at an early age.
Noise and hearing loss
We are surrounded by noise in nearly all areas of modern life. Our ears are delicate and complex structures that are easily damaged.
My voice sounds strange
When you first use hearing aids you may find that your voice sounds strange to you.
An untreated hearing loss may have serious negative psychological effects.