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
Seven battery tips
Here?s how to make your batteries last longer. Hearing aids will not work without batteries.
The hearing test
If you regularly find it difficult to hear properly you should consider having a hearing test.
Hearing aids improve quality of life
Scientific surveys shows that the use of hearing aids causes significant improvement in the quality of life.
Hearing impaired in the workplace
Conversations with colleagues, and the concentration needed for communication during the day demand much energy.
Always test a mobile telephone
Hearing-impaired persons may have problems using a mobile phone. A lways test the mobile telephone before purchasing it.
Aging affects our ability to hear
Most cases of hearing loss develop slowly as people age. This condition is known as Presbyacusis.