You’ve watched the videos on TikTok. Babies hearing their mother’s voices for the first time after being fitted for a hearing aid. In some of these videos, the baby is hesitant initially. When the doctor tries to place the hearing aid in their ears, they put up a fight. They could cry before they smile with joy. A variety of emotions envelopes them. They’re anxious about what to expect. But finally, their hearing is restored and the world suddenly opens up. The smiles and the laughter are enough to cause you to erupt into tears of joy!
But this life-changing moment could occur for anyone.
If you’re feeling apprehensive about wearing a hearing aid, you’re not by yourself. If you’re feeling rather apprehensive about this process it doesn’t indicate that you’re a baby.
Let’s explore how individuals of all ages may cry tears of joy when they use their hearing aid.
Music to your ears
You might not have even recognized it. It happened so gradually. You don’t take pleasure in music like you once did. You’re just not that into it anymore. It even annoys you at times. And the louder it gets the more annoying it becomes.
It isn’t just volume that is impacted by hearing loss. It impacts how you hear different pitches and notes.
All musicians know that the notes flow together to make a single sound that resonates as waves move into your ears. If you can’t hear the wonderful complexity of music, it’s just not the same.
Those tones that were once lost in music will be enjoyed once more when you use hearing aids. Once again, music comes to life. It was once a wonderful pleasure in your life and now you have it back.
A child’s laughter
Do you recall the sound of a child laughing? If you’ve been hesitant to wear your hearing aid, you may have forgotten how amazing this experience can be. Rediscover these magical moments with your grandkids by restoring your hearing.
Relationships can be significantly strained by untreated hearing loss. People get aggravated. It can frequently lead to more arguing. And the person with hearing loss will frequently feel like a burden causing them to seclude themselves.
While others are chatting and enjoying each other’s company, the person with hearing loss will feel disconnected and will frequently isolate themselves.
Have you quit hobbies because they’re not as enjoyable?
Your relationships with your children, friends, and your significant other will have new life breathed into them when you get your hearing back.
Restore your ability to talk to each other. Talk long into the night. Do all of the things you enjoy with the people you love.
It’s time to think about hearing aids if you’re missing these things in your life.
You feel more secure at home
Are you stressed that you may be missing essential safety sounds? Would you hear the voice of a hurt loved one calling you from the other room? Would you hear the doorbell, oven timer, or smoke detector? Would you miss an important phone call because you didn’t even hear it ring?
When you stroll through the neighborhood, are you sure that you’ll hear oncoming traffic, pedestrian signals, or a bicycle bell?
When we are in places where we should feel quite secure, hearing loss can cause us to feel quite anxious. But you put yourself at ease and more completely enjoy life when you use hearing aids. You’ll experience peace of mind.
It’s likely you don’t recognize how much you’re missing
Just like the babies who’ve never heard their mother’s voices, you might not appreciate what you’re missing. In most instances, hearing loss is a gradual progressive process. You might simply forget the pleasure 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 degree of hearing loss? Find out just what you’ve been missing by calling us for a hearing assessment.