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
iPods cause hearing loss
Loud music and long periods of listening your iPods and MP3 players wear your hearing down at an early age.
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.
Age-related hearing loss
As you get older the hair cells in your inner ear begin to die. This happens to all of us. But some people lose their hearing earlier and faster than others.
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.
Diseases can lead to hearing problems
Diseases such as Otitis Media and Glue Ears may lead to hearing problems, also other diseases often result in hearing loss.
Close relationship between Tinnitus and Hearing loss
Almost all people suffering from tinnitus also suffer from hearing loss.