TikTok has some really amazing videos you’ve probably seen. Babies hearing the voice of their mother for the first time after getting a hearing aid. In some videos, the baby is hesitant initially. They struggle when the doctor tries to put the device in their ear. Before they smile with delight, they may cry a bit. They’re overwhelmed with a range of emotions. They don’t know what to expect. But finally, their hearing is restored and the world abruptly opens up. These videos can even cause tears of joy for people watching them.
But this life-changing event could happen for anyone.
If you’re feeling concerned about wearing a hearing aid, you’re not by yourself. If you’re feeling relatively anxious about this process it doesn’t indicate that you’re a baby.
Let’s investigate how individuals of all ages may cry tears of joy when they wear their hearing aid.
Music to your ears
Maybe you didn’t even realize. It developed so gradually. You don’t appreciate music like you used to. It just doesn’t seem as enjoyable as it once did. It even annoys you sometimes. Turning it up makes it even worse.
Hearing loss doesn’t just effect the volume of sound. It affects how you hear different pitches and notes.
All musicians know 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 just isn’t the same.
When you wear your hearing aid, all of a sudden you can hear those once-missing tones. Music once again comes to life! It was once a wonderful pleasure in your life and now you have it back.
The laughter of a child
Do you recollect the sound of a child laughing? If you’ve been reluctant to use your hearing aid, you might have forgotten how amazing this experience can be. Rediscover these captivating moments with your grandkids by rejuvenating your hearing.
Relationships can be significantly strained by disregarded hearing loss. It frustrates people and causes misconceptions. It can frequently result in more arguing. It can even cause an individual with hearing loss to isolate themselves, so they don’t feel like a burden.
While others are chatting and enjoying each other’s company, the individual with hearing loss will feel disconnected and will frequently separate themselves.
Hobbies less satisfying so you’ve given many of them up?
Your relationships with your children, friends, and your significant other will be revived when you get your hearing back.
Learn to talk to one another again. Converse long into the night. Get back to doing the things you love and spending time with people you love.
If you miss this in your life, it’s time to reassess that hearing aid.
You feel more secure at home
Do you feel anxious about what you’re unable to hear? If a loved one was hurt and yelling out to you, would you be able to hear them? If the doorbell, oven timer, or smoke alarm sounded, would you be able to hear them? Would you miss the ringing of the phone when an important call was coming in?
When you walk through the neighborhood, are you confident that you’ll hear approaching traffic, pedestrian signals, or a bicycle bell?
When we are in places where we should feel quite safe, hearing loss can make us feel quite uneasy. But when you wear your hearing aid, you can be more comfortable, and enjoy life to its fullest. You’ll experience 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 might simply forget the joy of things you no longer hear.
When you can suddenly hear again, you’ll be astonished. You’ll regret neglecting it this long. Think you may have some level of hearing loss? Give us a call today to schedule a hearing test and find out what you’ve been missing.