Have you viewed the videos on YouTube? After getting fitted with hearing aids, a 7-month-old baby hears his mother’s voice for the first time. You might find yourself crying tears of joy when you see the smile on his face.
Videos similar to this one are countless online. You can share that special moment with the child, the parents, and their doctors.
The baby doesn’t always take to the idea of getting hearing aids put in at first. When the doctor tries to put the hearing aids in the baby’s ears, they resist and fight. They might cry before they smile with joy. A range of emotions overtakes them. They’re not sure what’s happening. But then, with restored hearing, the world opens up for them.
They beam with happiness, but that life-changing event can happen to anyone.
Are you feeling anxious about using a hearing aid? Many people feel this way too. You don’t need to be a child to be a bit wary of this new experience.
People of all ages can have the happiness and joy that hearing aids bring.
Music to Your Ears
You may not even recognize the problem. It was a very slow development. You don’t listen to music nowadays. It just didn’t seem as pleasant anymore. Sometimes, it was even grating. Turning the volume up made it even worse.
The volume you hear is not the only thing that is impacted by hearing loss. It effects how you hear different frequencies and tones.
Every musician is aware that the notes flow together to make an integrated sound that resonates as waves go into your ears. it just isn’t the same if you can’t hear the subtle complexity of the music.
But put on your hearing aid. Suddenly you can hear those tones again. The beauty of music is back in your life. It becomes a wonderful pleasure in your life that you’d lost.
A Child’s Laughter
Is the sound of a child’s laughter something you can recall? Maybe your hearing loss has caused you to forget this amazing experience.
Rediscover these magical moments with your grandchildren by restoring your hearing.
Where Did All The Birds go?
Have you forgotten that lots of birds live in your backyard? There are hundreds if you walk in the park. While some of their chirps are more pleasant than others, it’s something you might not acknowledge until they’re gone.
But the birds aren’t gone. These beautiful sounds of nature once greatly enhanced your life, but now you don’t hear them because of your hearing loss.
But when you use your hearing aids those beautiful sounds of nature come back to enhance your life once again.
Untreated hearing loss can put enormous stress on relationships. People get frustrated. They misunderstand. They often argue more. It can even cause a person with hearing loss to isolate themselves, so they don’t feel as if they are a burden.
They may avoid social clubs or dinner out because they feel all alone and disconnected while others have a conversation.
Have you quit hobbies because they aren’t as enjoyable?
The basic act of getting your hearing back will breathe new life into your relationships with loved ones, siblings, children, and friends.
Get used to speaking with each other again. Have long conversations. Get back to doing the things you enjoy and being with people you love.
It’s time to consider hearing aids especially if you miss these things.
Assurance That You’re Safe in Your Home
Do you feel stressed about what you can’t hear? Could you hear the voice of an injured loved one yelling to you from another room? A doorbell, oven timer, or smoke alarm…would you be able to hear them? Perhaps you would miss an essential phone call because you couldn’t hear it ring.
When you walk around the neighborhood, are you confident that you will 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 you can feel more at ease and enjoy life more when you wear your hearing aids. You’ll be more at peace.
You Most Likely Don’t Even Recognize How Much You’re Missing
Hearing loss advances gradually in most cases. It’s possible that you don’t even remember how much you took pleasure in things before your hearing started to decline.
You’ll be amazed when you suddenly hear them again. You’ll wish you took care of it sooner. If you don’t think your hearing loss is that bad, it’s time to get it looked at. Call us to schedule a hearing test.