Home > Medical > Hearing management > About hearing management About hearing management All sections in Hearing Management » About Hearing Management » Anatomy of Hearing » Ear Disorders » FAQs » Health Tips » Hearing Aids » Hearing in Children » Multimedia » Hearing News » Noise » Real-life Story » What is... A life of victory Miss Deaf SA 2009, Vicki Fourie, overcame many obstacles by believing that 'courage isn't a gift, it's a decision.' Deafness and hearing Hearing loss is one of the most common health handicapping conditions among children and adults. The hearing sense is the cornerstone of communication. Get greener hearing Hearing loss means you use more energy trying to identify sounds - find out how it works, and how you can get greener hearing. Ask Hearing Care expert » Join Body Talk » Like Health24 on Facebook » Follow Health24 on Twitter » How noise affects your health The worst noise makers in your office Hearing is a precious gift Hearing is a precious gift most people take for granted. Hear, hear! Gerhard (29) was born with a 3% hearing ability. But thanks to new developments in hearing-aid technology, he can now hear his own breathing. Take a look at this amazing video. Symptoms of hearing deficiency The symptoms of hearing deficiency are so varied that no one symptom would be interpreted as indicating the possibility of a loss. Listen up We generally take hearing for granted until something goes wrong. Deaf blindness If deaf blindness could be described in two words it would be "chaos" and "isolation". It's a unique sensory disability of combined loss of hearing and vision. Hearing loss: what does it mean? People who cannot hear are usually described as being “hearing impaired”. This term includes different types of hearing loss, regardless of the nature, cause and extent. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.