You’ve watched the videos on TikTok. Babies, after they just get hearing aids, hearing the voice of their mother for the first time. In some videos, the baby is hesitant at first. When the doctor tries to put the hearing aid in their ears, they put up a fight. They might cry before they smile with delight. They’re overwhelmed with a host of emotions. They’re anxious about what to expect. But finally, their hearing is restored and the world abruptly opens up. The laughter and the smiles are enough to cause you to erupt into tears of joy!
But this life-changing event could happen for anybody.
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 bit wary of this new experience.
When people of any age experience hearing aids they might cry tears of joy, let’s explore why.
Music to your ears
You may not have even noticed it. It developed so slowly. You quit listening to music. You’re just not that into it anymore. At times, it is even grating. And the higher the volume the more annoying it becomes.
Hearing loss doesn’t only impact the volume of sound. In some cases, only specific tones of sound are effected.
Every musician knows that the notes flow together to make a single sound that resonates as waves move into your ears. Music just isn’t the same if you are unable to hear the fantastic complexity of the notes.
When you wear your hearing aid, suddenly you can hear those once-missing tones. Once more, music comes to life. It was once a wonderful pleasure in your life and now you have it back.
The laughter of a child
Do you remember what a child’s laughing sounds like? You might have forgotten this wonderful sound experience if you have chosen not to use your hearing aids. Rediscover these magical moments with your grandkids by rejuvenating your hearing.
Relationships can be substantially strained by neglected hearing loss. It frustrates people and causes misconceptions. It can frequently lead to more arguing. And the individual with hearing loss will often feel like a burden causing them to isolate themselves.
While others are talking and enjoying one another’s company, the person with hearing loss will feel disconnected and will frequently separate themselves.
Hobbies less satisfying so you’ve given many of them up?
The basic act of getting your hearing back will breathe new life into your relationships with a significant other, brothers and sisters, children, and friends.
Learn to speak with one another again. Converse long into the night. Get back to doing the things you love and spending time with people you love.
It’s time to consider hearing aids if you’re missing these things in your life.
Feeling more secure in your home
Are you worried that you could be missing significant safety sounds? Would you hear the voice of an injured loved one calling you from the other room? If the doorbell, oven timer, or smoke alarm sounded, could you hear them? Would you miss the ringing of the phone when an important call was coming in?
When you stroll through the neighborhood, are you sure that you’ll hear approaching traffic, pedestrian signals, or a bicycle bell?
These “what if’s” can cause us to feel unsafe in places where we should feel perfectly confident. But you put yourself at ease and more thoroughly enjoy life when you use hearing aids. You’ll experience peace of mind.
Whatever you’re missing, you might not even know about it
You might 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 cases. 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 may have some degree of hearing loss? Call us today to schedule a hearing exam and discover what you’ve been missing.