You’ve watched the videos on TikTok. Babies hearing the voice of their mother for the first time after being fitted for a hearing aid. Sometimes, initially, the baby is resistant. They struggle when the doctor tries to put the device in their ear. Before they smile with delight, they may cry a bit. They’re overtaken with a host of emotions. They’re anxious about what to expect. But finally, their hearing is revived and the world suddenly opens up. These videos can even cause tears of joy for those watching them.
But this life-changing moment could occur for anybody.
You’re not alone if you’re feeling apprehensive about getting hearing aids. You don’t have to be a child to feel a little careful about this new experience.
Let’s explore how people of all ages might cry tears of joy when they use their hearing aid.
Music to your ears
You may not have even recognized it. It progressed so slowly. You don’t take pleasure in music like you once did. It just doesn’t seem as satisfying as it once did. Sometimes, it is even aggravating. And the higher the volume the more annoying it becomes.
It isn’t simply volume that is effected by hearing loss. It impacts how you hear different tones and notes.
Every musician knows that the notes work together to make a single sound that resonates as waves move into your ears. If you can’t hear the magnificent complexity of music, it just isn’t the same.
When you wear your hearing aid, all of a sudden you can hear those once-silent tones. Music once more comes to life! It becomes a great pleasure in your life that was lost.
The laughter of a child
Do you recollect the sound of a child laughing? You may have forgotten this beautiful sound experience if you’ve chosen not to use your hearing aids. Rediscover these captivating moments with your grandchildren by rejuvenating your hearing.
Untreated hearing loss can place a significant strain on relationships. People get frustrated. They tend to argue more. And the person with hearing loss will frequently feel like a burden causing them to isolate themselves.
They may stay away from social clubs or dinner out because they feel secluded and disconnected while others have a conversation.
Have you quit hobbies because they aren’t as enjoyable?
The simple act of getting your hearing back will breathe new life into your relationships with a partner, brothers and sisters, kids, and friends.
Learn to speak with each other again. Have long talks. Do all of the things you enjoy with the people you love.
It’s time to think about hearing aids if you’re missing these things in your life.
You feel more secure at home
Are you worried that you could be missing significant safety sounds? If a loved one was injured and yelling out to you, would you be able to hear them? Would you be able to hear the doorbell, oven timer, or smoke detector? Would you miss the ringing of the phone when an important call was coming in?
Do you stress that you won’t be able to hear approaching traffic or pedestrian signals when out for a walk?
When we are in places where we should feel very safe, hearing loss can cause us to feel quite uneasy. But you put yourself at ease and more completely enjoy life when you use hearing aids. You’ll experience peace of mind.
It’s likely you don’t know how much you’re missing
You may not even be aware of what you’re missing, much like the babies who hear their mother’s voice for the first time. Hearing loss progresses gradually in most situations. It’s possible that you’ve forgotten what hearing well is like.
When you can suddenly hear again, you’ll be surprised. You’ll wish you dealt with it sooner. Think you may have some level of hearing loss? Find out exactly what you’ve been missing by calling us for a hearing test.