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
Hearing aids - high tech computers
Hearing aid technology is constantly evolving and becoming increasingly advanced.
My hearing aid is part of me
Dale Sindell has always moved forward in spite of that she has not only had to face her own hearing loss but her third son?s hearing loss as well.
Sounds are waves in the air
Sound waves are created when air molecules are set into motion and their energy is transmitted to adjacant air molecules.
Two hearing aids best
Two hearing aids make them better able to keep up with conversations than people wearing only one hearing aid.
Stigma about hearing loss
People with hearing loss are subject to much prejudice and misconceptions:
The hearing test
Try the 5 step speech-in-noise test that will help you determine if you would benefit from wearing hearing aids.