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 uncertain initially. When the doctor tries to put the hearing aid in their ears, they fight against it. Before they smile with joy, they might cry a bit. They’re overwhelmed with a host of emotions. They are not sure what to expect. But finally, their hearing is revived and the world abruptly opens up. These videos can even cause joyful tears for people watching them.
But this life-changing moment could occur for anyone.
If you’re feeling concerned about using a hearing aid, you’re not by yourself. You don’t have to be a baby to feel a bit careful about this new experience.
Let’s investigate how individuals of all ages might cry tears of joy when they use their hearing aid.
Music to your ears
You may not have even noticed it. It developed so gradually. You stopped listening to music. It just doesn’t seem as enjoyable anymore. At times, it is even grating. And the higher the volume the more grating it gets.
It’s not simply volume that is impacted by hearing loss. It affects how you hear different tones and notes.
Music is composed of notes of sound that mix together and travel as waves that are then picked up by your ears. If you can’t hear the splendid complexity of music, it’s just not the same.
When you wear your hearing aid, suddenly you can hear those once-silent tones. Music once more comes alive! It becomes a great pleasure in your life that was lost.
A child’s laughter
Do you remember what a child’s laughter sounds like? If you’ve been reluctant to use your hearing aid, you may have forgotten how beautiful this experience can be. Restore your hearing and rediscover these enchanting moments with your grandchildren.
Relationships can be significantly strained by disregarded hearing loss. People get aggravated. They often argue more. And the individual 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 individual with hearing loss will feel disconnected and will often separate themselves.
Hobbies less satisfying so you’ve given many of them up?
The simple act of getting your hearing back will breathe new life into your relationships with a partner, brothers and sisters, kids, and friends.
Learn to speak with one another again. Have long conversations. Go back to doing the things you enjoy and being with people you love.
If you miss this in your life, it’s time to reassess that hearing aid.
Feeling safer in your home
Do you feel troubled 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? Could you miss an important phone call because you didn’t even hear it ringing?
Do you stress that you won’t be able to hear approaching traffic or pedestrian signals when out for a stroll?
These “what if’s” can make us feel insecure in places where we should feel entirely safe. But you put yourself at ease and more thoroughly enjoy life when you get hearing aids. You’ll experience peace of mind.
Whatever you’re missing, you may not even know about 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. Hearing loss advances slowly in most cases. You may simply forget the joy of things you no longer hear.
When you can suddenly hear again, you’ll be surprised. You’ll regret letting it go this long. Think you might have some level of hearing loss? Give us a call today to schedule a hearing assessment and discover what you’ve been missing.