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 impaired in the workplace
Conversations with colleagues, and the concentration needed for communication during the day demand much energy.
Sounds are waves in the air
Sound waves are created when air molecules are set into motion and their energy is transmitted to adjacant air molecules.
Aging affects our ability to hear
Most cases of hearing loss develop slowly as people age. This condition is known as Presbyacusis.
Hearing aids improving love life
Hearing aids improve social relations, including the users? love life, and make intimate conversations easier.
Can tinnitus be cured?
Tinnitus can take many forms. The bothersome and uncomfortable noise in your ear varies from one tinnitus sufferer to another.
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.