5 Things Treating Your Hearing Loss Says About You
Date posted: October 3, 2016
Suffering from hearing loss stinks, especially when you try to ignore your hearing loss and muddle through life struggling to communicate. Despite major leaps in hearing aid technology, people put off treating their hearing loss for many years. It is obvious those people are unaware of the wonderful impact hearing aids can have on their lives. Here are 5 things treating your hearing loss says about you as a person.
- You value relationships. When you can’t hear it’s difficult to form new relationships, let alone try to keep up with old ones. Getting hearing aids is a signal to your loved ones that you value what they have to say and want to keep communicating with them. Current hearing aid wearers say their hearing aids had a major positive impact on their relationships because they could communicate easily and effectively.
- You like to be active. People with untreated hearing loss tend to withdraw from social activities when communicating becomes difficult. Research by the Better Hearing Institute has found that those who use hearing aids get more pleasure out of getting out and enjoying life, frequently make plans with friends, and are more likely to exercise.
- You’re a go-getter, who loves life. Hearing aid wearers say their hearing aids give them more confidence, leaving them more likely to tackle problems. You saw your hearing loss as an important issue and you worked to find the best solution for you.
- You value happiness. People with untreated hearing loss are known to frequently feel down, as well as irritable and fatigued. When you treat your hearing loss you’ll get more pleasure from activities and are less likely to feel down because you won’t have to feel embarrassed about being unable to hear.
- You value your health. We’re constantly talking about hearing losses links to other health issues. When you treat your hearing loss with hearing aids you are choosing to be proactive with your health.
Congratulations on making the decision to do something about your hearing loss. You’re part of an exclusive group of people who know that new technology doesn’t have to be scary and can have a major impact on your life in a lot of positive ways.