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
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.
Noise 24 hours a day
Tinnitus is noises in the head, not related to any psychiatric condition. The noise can be heard anywhere in the head or in one or both ears.
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.
Tinnitus affecting job performance
Tinnitus poses challenges at work. Many people with tinnitus fear for their future job prospects.
Hearing aids - high tech computers
Hearing aid technology is constantly evolving and becoming increasingly advanced.