TikTok has some really amazing videos you’ve most likely watched. Babies hearing their mother’s voices for the first time after being fitted for a hearing aid. In some videos, the baby is hesitant initially. When the doctor attempts to place the hearing aid in their ears, they fight against it. They may cry before they smile with delight. A variety of emotions overtakes them. They are not sure what to expect. But finally, their hearing is revived and the world abruptly opens up. These videos can even cause tears of joy for people watching them.
But anybody can have this life-altering moment.
You’re not by yourself if you’re feeling apprehensive about getting hearing aids. You don’t have to be a baby to feel a little careful about this new experience.
When people of any age experience hearing aids they may cry tears of joy, let’s discover why.
Music to your ears
Maybe you didn’t even realize. It happened so gradually. You quit listening to music. You’re just not that into it nowadays. At times, it is even aggravating. And the louder it gets the more grating it gets.
Hearing loss doesn’t only impact the volume of sound. Sometimes, only certain tones of sound are effected.
Music is composed of notes of sound that mix and travel as waves that are then picked up by your ears. If you can’t hear the magnificent complexity of music, it just isn’t the same.
When you use your hearing aid, all of a sudden you can hear those once-missing notes. Music once again comes alive! It becomes a wonderful pleasure in your life that was lost.
A child’s laughter
Do you recollect the sound of a child laughing? You might have forgotten this wonderful sound experience if you have chosen not to use your hearing aids. Rediscover these captivating moments with your grandkids by restoring your hearing.
Relationships can be substantially strained by untreated hearing loss. People get frustrated. They tend to argue more. It can even cause a person with hearing loss to seclude themselves, so they don’t feel like a burden.
They might stay away from social clubs or dinner out because they feel secluded and disconnected while others are chatting.
Hobbies less enjoyable so you’ve given many of them up?
Your relationships with your kids, friends, and your partner will be revived when you get your hearing back.
Learn to speak with each other again. Converse long into the night. Get back to doing the things you love and being with people you love.
If you’re missing this in your life, it’s time to reassess that hearing aid.
Feeling more secure in your home
Are you concerned that you could be missing significant safety sounds? If a loved one was hurt and yelling out to you, would you hear them? Would you be able to hear the doorbell, oven timer, or smoke detector? Would you miss the phone ringing when an important call was coming in?
When you stroll through the neighborhood, are you sure that you’ll hear oncoming traffic, pedestrian signals, or a bicycle bell?
These “what if’s” can make us feel insecure in places where we should feel totally safe. But you put yourself at ease and more completely enjoy life when you get hearing aids. You’ll find peace of mind.
It’s likely you don’t know how much you’re missing
You may not even know 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 have forgotten what hearing well is like.
When you can suddenly hear again, you’ll be astonished. You’ll wish you addressed it sooner. Think you might have some level of hearing loss? Find out just what you’ve been missing by giving us a call for a hearing test.