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
Different types of hearing aids
Hearing aids are better than ever. Many hearing impaired people would benefit from using them.
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.
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.
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.
Seven battery tips
Here?s how to make your batteries last longer. Hearing aids will not work without batteries.
Causes of hearing loss
Our hearing ability worsens from our 30s or 40s and onwards and when we reach our 80s, more than half of us suffer from significant hearing loss.