TikTok has some really awesome videos you’ve most likely watched. 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. They struggle when the doctor attempts to place the device in their ear. They could cry before they smile with joy. A range of emotions overtakes them. They’re anxious about what to expect. But ultimately, with revived 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-changing moment.
You’re not alone if you’re feeling apprehensive about getting hearing aids. You don’t have to be a child to feel a bit wary of this new experience.
Let’s explore how individuals of any age may cry tears of joy when they use their hearing aid.
Music to your ears
Maybe you didn’t even realize. It happened so gradually. You stopped listening to music. You’re just not that into it nowadays. At times, it is even aggravating. Turning it up makes it even worse.
Hearing loss doesn’t only effect the volume of sound. In some cases, only specific notes of sound are effected.
All musicians know that the notes flow together to make a unified sound that resonates as waves move into your ears. If you can’t hear the magnificent complexity of music, it’s just not the same.
When you use your hearing aid, suddenly you can hear those once-missing tones. Once again, music comes alive. It was once a great pleasure in your life and now you have it back.
The laughter of a child
Do you remember what a child’s laughter sounds like? You might have forgotten this beautiful sound experience if you’ve chosen not to use your hearing aids. Rediscover these captivating moments with your grandchildren by rejuvenating your hearing.
Neglected hearing loss can put a considerable strain on relationships. People get frustrated. It can frequently bring about more arguing. And the individual with hearing loss will often feel like a burden causing them to seclude themselves.
They may avoid social clubs or dinner out because they feel secluded and disconnected while others are chatting.
Hobbies less pleasurable 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 partner, siblings, children, and friends.
Learn to speak with each other again. Have long talks. Get back to doing the things you love and being with people you love.
It’s time to consider hearing aids if you’re missing these things in your life.
You feel safer at home
Do you feel anxious about what you’re unable to hear? Would you hear the voice of a hurt loved one yelling to you from another room? If the doorbell, oven timer, or smoke alarm sounded, would you be able to hear them? Would you miss an important phone call because you didn’t even hear it ringing?
Do you worry that you won’t hear oncoming traffic or pedestrian signals when out for a walk?
When we are in places where we should feel quite secure, hearing loss can cause us to feel quite uneasy. But you put yourself at ease and more thoroughly enjoy life when you get hearing aids. You’ll find peace of mind.
Whatever you’re missing, you may not even realize 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 slow progressive process. You may simply forget the pleasure of things you no longer hear.
When you can suddenly hear again, you’ll be amazed. You’ll regret letting it go this long. Think your hearing loss isn’t that advanced? Contact us today to schedule a hearing test and find out what you’ve been missing.