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.
My voice sounds strange
When you first use hearing aids you may find that your voice sounds strange to you.
More and more tinnitus
Ear specialists see increasing numbers of tinnitus patients. For many people, tinnitus is a daily annoyance.
Symptoms of hearing loss
Most cases of hearing loss develop gradually so the symptoms are often difficult to recognise. The first step is to realise that there is a problem.
The effects of hearing loss, the personal reactions and the consequences are best understood and described by the hearing impaired people.
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.