Key Signs You Could Benefit From Hearing Aids

 

Hearing loss is a gradual process and you may not realize that you could benefit from it. 

While you may think you would know when you need hearing aids, hearing loss is a gradual process, and most people do not realize they could benefit from hearing aids. 

While it may not seem like a big deal, it’s important to get hearing aids before hearing loss becomes severe. As the hearing area of the brain becomes inactive, the structure of your brain will begin to change, which studies show can cause dementia. 

Therefore, here are a few signs that you may benefit from hearing aids.

 

You Avoid Social Activities

One of the earliest signs that you may benefit from hearing aids is that you begin avoiding social situations. Perhaps you find yourself asking people to repeat sentences or generally tuning out of social conversations.

In particular, you may notice that you’re unable to hear sounds that have particularly low or high frequencies. For example, vowels like the low “o” sound in a word like “shot” may be difficult to hear as well as consonants like “f” and “h.” You may also begin to confuse words that rhyme, such as “plate” and “skate.”

Not only is avoiding social interaction poor for your mental health, but it can also protect your memory and avoid the onset of dementia

Note that we encourage you first and foremost to follow CDC guidelines regarding social distancing to avoid COVID-19.

 

Phone Conversations Are Difficult

Like avoiding social activities, you may also find phone conversations increasingly challenging. Hearing on the phone is even more difficult as you won’t be able to read lips or social cues, so you may avoid taking calls or connecting with friends.

As many patients at risk of hearing loss are also at high risk of COVID-19, it’s more important than ever before to remain connected virtually. Therefore, Bluetooth enabled hearing aids that connect to your phone can significantly improve your quality of life.

 

Friends and Family Encourage Hearing Aids

It’s quite common for most people to deny that they need hearing aids as natural hearing loss doesn’t happen overnight. Therefore, one of the earliest tell-tale signs is that friends and family will begin to recommend you see an audiologist.

They may notice that you often ask them to repeat sentences or that you turn the radio and TV up to an uncomfortably high volume.

 

Hearing Tests Show You Could Benefit

If you don’t want to get a professional hearing test done, you can take a quick quiz from the comfort of your home without anyone ever knowing. For example, we offer a free online hearing quiz that takes just a few minutes to complete. You can do so on your computer or mobile device, and it will give you an idea of whether or not you may benefit from hearing aids.

If it shows that you could benefit from hearing aids, consider taking the advice and embrace a solution that will allow you to hear clearly.

 

Embracing Hearing Aids

Embracing hearing aids may be the best decision you’ll ever make. Not only are hearing aids more accurate and natural-sounding, but they are also much smaller and more discreet than the ones from just ten years ago. If you’d like a confidential conversation with an audiologist, don’t hesitate to reach out to one of our specialists today.

 

Key Signs You Could Benefit From Hearing Aids

 

Hearing loss is a gradual process and you may not realize that you could benefit from it. 

While you may think you would know when you need hearing aids, hearing loss is a gradual process, and most people do not realize they could benefit from hearing aids. 

While it may not seem like a big deal, it’s important to get hearing aids before hearing loss becomes severe. As the hearing area of the brain becomes inactive, the structure of your brain will begin to change, which studies show can cause dementia. 

Therefore, here are a few signs that you may benefit from hearing aids.

 

You Avoid Social Activities

One of the earliest signs that you may benefit from hearing aids is that you begin avoiding social situations. Perhaps you find yourself asking people to repeat sentences or generally tuning out of social conversations.

In particular, you may notice that you’re unable to hear sounds that have particularly low or high frequencies. For example, vowels like the low “o” sound in a word like “shot” may be difficult to hear as well as consonants like “f” and “h.” You may also begin to confuse words that rhyme, such as “plate” and “skate.”

Not only is avoiding social interaction poor for your mental health, but it can also protect your memory and avoid the onset of dementia

Note that we encourage you first and foremost to follow CDC guidelines regarding social distancing to avoid COVID-19.

 

Phone Conversations Are Difficult

Like avoiding social activities, you may also find phone conversations increasingly challenging. Hearing on the phone is even more difficult as you won’t be able to read lips or social cues, so you may avoid taking calls or connecting with friends.

As many patients at risk of hearing loss are also at high risk of COVID-19, it’s more important than ever before to remain connected virtually. Therefore, Bluetooth enabled hearing aids that connect to your phone can significantly improve your quality of life.

 

Friends and Family Encourage Hearing Aids

It’s quite common for most people to deny that they need hearing aids as natural hearing loss doesn’t happen overnight. Therefore, one of the earliest tell-tale signs is that friends and family will begin to recommend you see an audiologist.

They may notice that you often ask them to repeat sentences or that you turn the radio and TV up to an uncomfortably high volume.

 

Hearing Tests Show You Could Benefit

If you don’t want to get a professional hearing test done, you can take a quick quiz from the comfort of your home without anyone ever knowing. For example, we offer a free online hearing quiz that takes just a few minutes to complete. You can do so on your computer or mobile device, and it will give you an idea of whether or not you may benefit from hearing aids.

If it shows that you could benefit from hearing aids, consider taking the advice and embrace a solution that will allow you to hear clearly.

 

Embracing Hearing Aids

Embracing hearing aids may be the best decision you’ll ever make. Not only are hearing aids more accurate and natural-sounding, but they are also much smaller and more discreet than the ones from just ten years ago. If you’d like a confidential conversation with an audiologist, don’t hesitate to reach out to one of our specialists today.

 

  

  

  

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