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
My voice sounds strange
When you first use hearing aids you may find that your voice sounds strange to you.
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.
The effects of hearing loss, the personal reactions and the consequences are best understood and described by the hearing impaired people.
Growing up with hearing loss
As a parent of a hearing-impaired child you must have in mind that all children - with or without hearing loss - develop differently.
Hearing impaired in the workplace
Conversations with colleagues, and the concentration needed for communication during the day demand much energy.