YouTube has some videos you really should check out. A 7-month old baby hears his mother’s voice for the first time after being having hearing aids fitted. You might find yourself crying tears of joy when you see his smile.
Videos similar to this one are countless online. You can share that special moment with the child, the parents, and their physicians.
In a few videos, the baby is hesitant at first. They fight when the doctor attempts to fit the device on their ear. They may cry before they smile with joy. A wide range of emotions overwhelms them. They don’t know what to expect. But then, with restored hearing, the world opens up for them.
This happiness that they’re experiencing can be a reality for anyone.
Are you feeling apprehensive about using a hearing aid? Many people feel this way too. You don’t have to be a child to be a little cautious about this new experience.
People of any age can have the joy and happiness that hearing aids bring.
The Sound of Music
You might not have even recognized the problem. It developed so gradually. You stopped listening to music. It just didn’t seem as fun anymore. At times, it was even grating. It got even worse when you cranked up the volume.
The volume you hear isn’t the only thing that is impacted by hearing loss. Some pitches of sound are lost while others are not effected.
Every musician knows that the notes blend together to make an integrated sound that resonates as waves move into your ears. It’s just not the same if you can’t hear the subtle complexity of the music.
But wait, now you put your new hearing aid in. Now, those tones which were once silent can be vibrantly heard. The beauty of music is back in your life. It becomes a wonderful pleasure in your life that you’d lost.
A Child’s Laughter
Is the sound of a child’s laughter something you can remember? Maybe your hearing loss has caused you to forget this wonderful experience.
Rediscover these magical moments with your grandchildren by recovering your hearing.
The Beautiful Sounds of Nature
Have you forgotten that dozens of birds live in your backyard? If you go for a walk in the park there will be hundreds. You never realized how much you enjoyed their chirps until they were gone.
But the birds aren’t gone. These beautiful sounds of nature once greatly enhanced your life, but now you can’t hear them because of your hearing impairment.
But when you put in your hearing aids those beautiful sounds of nature return to enhance your life once again.
Untreated hearing impairment can put significant stress on relationships. It can cause a tremendous amount of frustration. They do not understand. They tend to argue more. Sometimes, in order to not feel like a burden, people with hearing loss will go into seclusion.
They may steer clear of social clubs or dinner out because they feel alone and disconnected while others have a conversation.
Are hobbies you once enjoyed less enjoyable now so you’ve given them up?
Your relationship with friends and family will be revitalized by the simple act of wearing hearing aids.
Get used to speaking with each other again. Have long conversations. Return to spending time with the ones you love and taking part in activities you love.
If you’re missing this in your life, it’s time to reassess that hearing aid.
Confidence That You’re Safe in Your Home
Do you feel anxious about what you can’t hear? If a family member was hurt and yelling for help in a different, would you be able to hear them? Could you hear the doorbell, timer on the oven, or smoke detector? Perhaps you would miss an essential phone call because you couldn’t hear it ring.
When you walk around the neighborhood, are you sure that you’ll hear oncoming traffic, pedestrian signals, or a bicycle bell?
These “what ifs” can make us feel vulnerable in places where we should feel absolutely secure.
But you can feel more comfortable and enjoy life more when you wear your hearing aids. You’ll have peace of mind.
You Probably Don’t Even Recognize How Much You’re Missing
In the majority of instances, hearing loss advances gradually. You may have simply forgotten the joy of things you can’t hear anymore.
You’ll be surprised when you suddenly hear them again. You’ll regret letting it go this long. Think your hearing loss isn’t that bad? Get it checked out. Call us to schedule a hearing exam.