More than half of all hearing-impaired people are of working age
Hearing loss is a natural consequence of getting older. 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. Despite that, more than half of all hearing-impaired people are of working age.Read more
Good dialogue is vital
Good patient-doctor communication is extremely important for the detection and treatment of hearing loss.
Identifying patients who are hard of hearing
Many people who have become hard of hearing are unaware of their hearing problems.
Close relationship between Tinnitus and Hearing loss
Almost all people suffering from tinnitus also suffer from hearing loss.
Diseases can lead to hearing problems
Diseases such as Otitis Media and Glue Ears may lead to hearing problems and often result in hearing impairment.
Hearing loss in children causing parental distress
When a child is diagnosed with hearing loss, attention should be given to the reaction of the parents.
Consequences of hearing loss
Most people with hearing impairment suffer some social, psychological and physical problems.