You’ve watched the videos on TikTok. Babies, after they just get fitted for hearing aids, hearing their mother’s voice for the first time. Sometimes, initially, the baby is reluctant. When the doctor tries to put the hearing aid in their ears, they fight against it. Before they smile with delight, they may cry a bit. A variety of emotions envelopes them. They’re anxious about what to expect. But ultimately, with restored hearing, the world suddenly opens up for them. The laughter and the smiles are enough to cause you to burst into tears of joy!
But anybody can have this life-altering moment.
If you’re feeling anxious about wearing a hearing aid, you’re not alone. If you’re feeling relatively anxious about this process it doesn’t indicate that you’re a baby.
Let’s explore how individuals of all ages might cry tears of joy when they use their hearing aid.
Music to your ears
You might not have even noticed it. It advanced so slowly. You don’t appreciate music like you used to. You’re just not that into it nowadays. It even aggravates you at times. Turning it up makes it even worse.
Hearing loss doesn’t just effect the volume of sound. It affects how you hear different tones and notes.
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 amazing complexity of the notes.
When you use your hearing aid, suddenly you can hear those once-silent tones. Once more, music comes to life. It becomes a wonderful pleasure in your life that you’ve lost.
A child’s laughter
Do you recall what a child’s laughing sounds like? You might have forgotten this wonderful sound experience if you’ve chosen not to wear your hearing aids. Restore your hearing and rediscover these enchanting moments with your grandkids.
Relationships can be substantially strained by neglected hearing loss. People get aggravated. It can frequently bring about more arguing. And the individual with hearing loss will often feel like a burden causing them to isolate themselves.
While others are chatting and enjoying one another’s company, the individual with hearing loss will feel disconnected and will often isolate themselves.
Hobbies less pleasurable so you’ve given many of them up?
The basic act of getting your hearing back will revive your relationships with a partner, siblings, children, and friends.
Learn to talk to each other again. Have long conversations. Do all of the things you enjoy with the people you love.
It’s time to consider hearing aids if you’re missing these things in your life.
Feeling safer in your home
Do you feel anxious about what you’re unable to hear? If a loved one was injured and yelling out to you, would you hear them? Would you hear the doorbell, oven timer, or smoke detector? Could 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 oncoming traffic, pedestrian signals, or a bicycle bell?
These “what if’s” can cause us to feel unsafe in places where we should feel entirely confident. But you put yourself at ease and more thoroughly enjoy life when you use hearing aids. This is known as peace of mind.
Whatever you’re missing, you may not even know about it
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. In most cases, hearing loss is a gradual progressive process. You may simply forget the pleasure of things you no longer hear.
You’ll be amazed when, suddenly, you can hear again. You’ll wish you dealt with it sooner. Think your hearing loss isn’t that bad? Find out exactly what you’ve been missing by giving us a call for a hearing test.