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 of these videos, the baby is hesitant initially. They struggle when the doctor attempts to put the device in their ear. They might cry before they smile with delight. They’re overwhelmed with a host of emotions. They’re apprehensive about what to expect. But finally, their hearing is revived and the world suddenly opens up. These videos can even cause tears of joy for those watching them.
But this life-changing moment could occur for anybody.
If you’re feeling concerned about using a hearing aid, you’re not by yourself. You don’t have to be a child to feel a little wary of this new experience.
When individuals of any age experience hearing aids they may cry tears of joy, let’s discover why.
Music to your ears
You may not have even recognized it. It developed so slowly. You stopped listening to music. It just doesn’t seem as satisfying anymore. It even annoys you at times. And the louder it gets the more annoying it becomes.
It’s not simply volume that is impacted by hearing loss. Sometimes, only specific frequencies of sound are impacted.
Every musician knows that the notes work together to make a single sound that resonates as waves move into your ears. If you can’t hear the splendid complexity of music, it’s just not the same.
When you use your hearing aid, suddenly you can hear those once-silent notes. Once again, music comes alive. It becomes a great pleasure in your life that was lost.
A child’s laughter
Do you recall the sound of a child laughing? If you’ve been hesitant to wear your hearing aid, you might have forgotten how beautiful this experience can be. Rediscover these captivating moments with your grandkids by restoring your hearing.
Untreated hearing loss can place a considerable strain on relationships. People get aggravated. They tend to argue more. It can even cause an individual with hearing loss to seclude themselves, so they don’t feel like a burden.
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, kids, and friends.
Learn to speak with one another again. Have long conversations. Do all of the things you love with the people you love.
If you’re missing this in your life, it’s time to reconsider that hearing aid.
You feel safer at home
Do you feel anxious about what you can’t hear? If a loved one was hurt and calling out to you, would you be able to hear them? If the doorbell, oven timer, or smoke detector sounded, would you be able to hear them? Would you miss the phone ringing when an important call was coming in?
Do you stress that you won’t hear approaching traffic or pedestrian signals when out for a stroll?
When we are in places where we should feel quite safe, hearing loss can cause us to feel quite anxious. But when you wear your hearing aid, you can be more at ease, and enjoy life to its fullest. You’ll find peace of mind.
Whatever you’re missing, you might not even know about it
Just like the babies who’ve never heard their mother’s voices, you may not appreciate what you’re missing. In most instances, hearing loss is a slow progressive process. You might simply forget the joy of things you no longer hear.
When you can suddenly hear again, you’ll be surprised. You’ll regret neglecting it this long. Think you may have some level of hearing loss? Contact us today to schedule a hearing test and discover what you’ve been missing.