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
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.
Getting used to hearing aids
The first use of a hearing aid can be somewhat shocking for many people.
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.
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.
Hearing aids improve quality of life
Scientific surveys shows that the use of hearing aids causes significant improvement in the quality of life.