You’ve seen the videos on TikTok. Babies, after they just get hearing aids, hearing the voice of their mother for the first time. Sometimes, at first, the baby is reluctant. When the doctor attempts to put the hearing aid in their ears, they fight against it. Before they smile with delight, they might cry a bit. They’re overwhelmed with a range of emotions. They’re anxious about what to expect. But finally, their hearing is restored and the world abruptly opens up. The smiles and the laughter are enough to cause you to burst into tears of joy!
But this life-changing moment could occur for anyone.
If you’re feeling concerned about using a hearing aid, you’re not by yourself. You don’t have to be a baby to feel a little careful about this new experience.
Let’s explore how individuals of all ages may cry tears of joy when they wear their hearing aid.
Music to your ears
You may not have even noticed it. It progressed so gradually. You stopped listening to music. You’re just not that into it anymore. It even annoys you sometimes. Turning it up makes it even worse.
Hearing loss doesn’t just impact the volume of sound. In some cases, only certain frequencies of sound are impacted.
Music is composed of notes of sound that mix and travel as waves that are then picked up by your ears. Music just isn’t the same if you can’t hear the wonderful complexity of the notes.
Those notes that were once lost in music will be appreciated once again when you get hearing aids. Music once more comes alive! It was once a great pleasure in your life and now you’ve got it back.
The laughter of a child
Do you recall the sound of a child laughing? You may have forgotten this wonderful sound experience if you’ve chosen not to wear your hearing aids. Restore your ability to hear and rediscover these enchanting moments with your grandkids.
Relationships can be substantially strained by neglected hearing loss. It annoys people and causes misconceptions. They tend to argue more. It can even cause an individual with hearing loss to isolate themselves, so they don’t feel like a burden.
While others are chatting and enjoying each other’s company, the individual with hearing loss will feel disconnected and will frequently separate themselves.
Hobbies less satisfying so you’ve given many of them up?
The simple act of getting your hearing back will breathe new life into your relationships with a partner, siblings, kids, and friends.
Restore your ability to talk to each other. Talk long into the night. Do all of the things you love with the people you love.
If you’re missing this in your life, it’s time to reconsider that hearing aid.
You feel more secure at home
Are you worried that you may be missing significant safety sounds? If a loved one was injured and yelling out to you, would you hear them? If the doorbell, oven timer, or smoke detector sounded, could you hear them? Would you miss an important phone call because you didn’t even hear it ringing?
When you walk through the neighborhood, are you positive that you’ll hear approaching traffic, pedestrian signals, or a bicycle bell?
When we are in places where we should feel very secure, hearing loss can make us feel quite anxious. But you put yourself at ease and more completely enjoy life when you get hearing aids. This is known as peace of mind.
It’s likely you don’t know how much you’re missing
You may not even know what you’re missing, just like the babies who hear their mother’s voice for the first time. Hearing loss progresses slowly in most cases. You might simply forget the pleasure of things you no longer hear.
When you can suddenly hear again, you’ll be surprised. You’ll wish you dealt with it sooner. Think your hearing loss isn’t that advanced? Find out exactly what you’ve been missing by giving us a call for a hearing exam.