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
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.
Take care of your ears
Your ears are delicate organs, so you must take care of them. If you do, you can probably prevent hearing loss.
Hearing aids improving love life
Hearing aids improve social relations, including the users? love life, and make intimate conversations easier.
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.
Tinnitus affecting job performance
Tinnitus poses challenges at work. Many people with tinnitus fear for their future job prospects.