Recognising Hearing Loss

What is hearing loss?

Hearing loss is the partial or total inability to hear. It’s a common problem that can affect anyone. Also referred to as hearing impairment or deafness, hearing loss covers a wide range of categories and symptoms which can be caused by a variety of factors and circumstances.

How to protect your hearing

Age-related hearing loss is the most common disease in later life years. An early diagnosis offers very good chances to prevent further restrictions with ear protection and other measures and to possibly preserve hearing.

Different types of hearing loss

The two most common types of hearing loss are volume loss and intelligibility loss. When hearing is lost, high tones are no longer detected by the ear. Volume loss affects spatial perception.

Hearing loss treatments

Implants, surgery and removal of blockages through an operation are a few common treatment methods for hearing loss. A hearing aid is an assitive device that can help combat hearing loss and provide life-long relief. 

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Hearing loss in children: causes and prevention

Find out which are the causes and signs of hearing loss in children, how to prevent and treat kids

How to protect your ears

Find out how to prevent and delay hearing loss and how to help your loved ones to do the same. Follow simple actions and use ear plugs to protect your ears.

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Hearing loss symptoms: first signs and what to do

Find out, with the help of our experts, which are the first signs and symptoms of hearing loss and which are the available treatments.  

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