Evanston Audiology - Evanston, IL

A senior woman embracing her granddaughter and laughing. They are wearing casual clothing and are sitting in a garden at a baby shower.

You’ve seen the videos on TikTok. Babies, after they just get hearing aids, hearing the voice of their mother for the first time. In some of these videos, the baby is uncertain initially. When the doctor tries to put the hearing aid in their ears, they put up a fight. Before they smile with delight, they may 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. The laughter and the smiles are enough to cause you to burst into tears of joy!

But anyone can have this life-altering moment.

If you’re feeling anxious about using a hearing aid, you’re not by yourself. You don’t have to be a child to feel a bit careful about this new experience.
When people of any age experience hearing aids they may cry tears of joy, let’s discover why.

The sweet sound of music

You might not have even recognized it. It advanced so gradually. You don’t appreciate music like you once did. You’re just not that into it anymore. It even aggravates you at times. And the higher the volume the more annoying it becomes.

Hearing loss doesn’t only effect the volume you can hear. In some cases, only certain tones of sound are impacted.
Every musician knows that the notes work together to make a unified 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 notes that were once lost in music will be appreciated once again when you use hearing aids. Music once more comes to life! It was once a wonderful pleasure in your life and now you’ve got it back.

A child’s laughter

Do you recall what a child’s laughing sounds like? If you’ve been reluctant to wear your hearing aid, you might have forgotten how beautiful this experience can be. Rediscover these magical moments with your grandchildren by restoring your hearing.

Restored relationships

Relationships can be substantially strained by neglected hearing loss. It annoys people and causes misconceptions. It can frequently bring about 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 often separate themselves.

Have you given up hobbies because they aren’t as enjoyable?

The basic act of getting your hearing back will breathe new life into your relationships with a significant other, siblings, children, and friends.
Regain your ability to speak with each other. Converse long into the night. Do all of the things you love with the people you love.

It’s time to consider hearing aids if you’re missing these things in your life.

You feel more secure at home

Do you feel troubled about what you can’t hear? If a loved one was injured and calling out to you, would you hear them? 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 confident that you’ll hear approaching traffic, pedestrian signals, or a bicycle bell?

When we are in places where we should feel very safe, hearing loss can make us feel quite uneasy. But you put yourself at ease and more thoroughly enjoy life when you use hearing aids. This is called peace of mind.

It’s likely you don’t know how much you’re missing

You might not even be aware of what you’re missing, just like the babies who hear their mother’s voice for the first time. Hearing loss advances gradually in most cases. 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 letting it go this long. Think your hearing loss isn’t that bad? Find out just what you’ve been missing by calling us for a hearing exam.

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