Have you watched the videos on YouTube? A 7-month old baby hears his mother’s voice for the first time after being having hearing aids fitted. The smile on his face is enough to bring tears to your eyes.
You can find numerous videos like this online. You feel like you’re part of that wonderful moment that the child is having with their doctors and parents.
The baby doesn’t always take to the idea of getting hearing aids put in at first. They struggle when the doctor tries to place the device on their ear. Sometimes, before they smile with delight, they cry. They are overwhelmed by a range of emotions. They’re not certain what’s happening. But then, with renewed hearing, the world opens up for them.
This joy that they’re feeling can be a reality for anybody.
Are you feeling apprehensive about wearing a hearing aid? You’re not alone. People of every age can be a bit anxious about this.
People of any age can have the joy and happiness that hearing aids bring.
The Sound of Music
You might not have even recognized the issues. It was a very gradual development. You don’t listen to music nowadays. It seems like it used to be so much more enjoyable. At times, it was even grating. It got even worse when you cranked up the volume.
The volume you hear isn’t the only thing that is impacted by hearing loss. Some frequencies of sound are lost while others are not effected.
Music is, as every musician recognizes, a wonderful blend of sound frequencies that blend together to create the sound that we hear as…., well, music. If you can’t hear the spectacular complexity of music, it just isn’t the same.
But wait, now you put in your new hearing aids. Now, those notes which were once silent can be vibrantly heard. The beauty of music is back in your life. You had lost that pleasure in your life, but now you have it back.
A Child’s Laughter
Is the sound of a child’s laughter something you can remember? Perhaps your hearing loss has caused you to forget this amazing experience.
Restore your hearing with hearing aids and rediscover those wonderful moments with your grandchildren.
Where Did All The Birds go?
Have you forgotten that dozens of birds live in your backyard? If you go for a walk in the park there will be hundreds. While some of their chirps are more pleasant than others, it’s something you may not acknowledge until they’ve gone.
Except they haven’t gone. You just don’t hear these joyful melodies that so enhance your life.
But when you wear your hearing aids those beautiful sounds of nature come back to enhance your life once more.
Untreated hearing impairment can put substantial stress on relationships. People become frustrated. There’s misunderstanding leading to more disagreements. Frequently, so they don’t feel like a burden, people with hearing loss will go into isolation.
They may steer clear of social clubs or dinner out because they feel all alone and disconnected while others have a conversation.
Have you given up hobbies because they’re not as enjoyable?
The basic act of getting your hearing back will breathe new life into your relationships with loved ones, siblings, children, and friends.
Learn to speak with each other again. Talk for hours. Get back to doing the things you enjoy and being with people you love.
If you’re missing this in your life, it’s time to reconsider that hearing aid.
Assurance That You’re Safe in Your House
Does what you can’t hear make you feel stressed? If a loved one was hurt and calling for help in another room, would you hear them? Would you hear the doorbell, timer on the oven, or smoke detector? Would you miss an important phone call because you didn’t even hear it ring?
When you stroll around the neighborhood, are you confident that you’ll hear oncoming traffic, pedestrian signals, or a bicycle bell?
There are places where we should feel totally safe but because of these “what ifs” we don’t.
But when you wear your hearing aid, you can be more relaxed, and enjoy life to its fullest. You’ll have peace of mind.
You Probably Don’t Even Recognize How Much You’re Missing
In the majority of cases, hearing loss progresses gradually. You might have simply forgotten the joy of things you can’t hear anymore.
When you suddenly hear them again, you’ll be astonished. You’ll wish you addressed it sooner. If you don’t believe your hearing loss is that severe, it’s time to get it looked at. Call us to schedule a hearing exam.