Hearing Associates of Libertyville, 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 fitted for hearing aids, hearing their mother’s voice for the first time. In some of these videos, the baby is hesitant 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 overtaken with a host of emotions. They’re anxious about what to expect. But ultimately, with revived hearing, the world suddenly opens up for them. These videos can even cause joyful tears for those watching them.

But anybody can have this life-altering moment.

If you’re feeling anxious about wearing a hearing aid, you’re not alone. You don’t have to be a child to feel a bit careful about this new experience.
Let’s explore how people of all ages may cry tears of joy when they wear their hearing aid.

The sweet sound of music

You might not have even noticed it. It occurred so gradually. You don’t take pleasure in music like you once did. You’re just not that into it now. It even annoys you sometimes. Turning the volume up makes it even worse.

Hearing loss doesn’t just impact the volume of sound. It affects how you hear different pitches and notes.
All musicians know that the notes flow together to make a unified sound that resonates as waves move into your ears. Music is just not the same if you can’t hear the amazing complexity of the notes.

Those tones that were once lost in music will be appreciated once again when you use hearing aids. Music once again comes alive! It was once a wonderful pleasure in your life and now you’ve got it back.

The laughter of a child

Do you recollect the sound of a child laughing? If you’ve been hesitant to wear your hearing aid, you may have forgotten how beautiful this experience can be. Rediscover these captivating moments with your grandchildren by restoring your hearing.

Repaired relationships

Untreated hearing loss can place a significant strain on relationships. People get aggravated. They tend to argue more. And the individual with hearing loss will frequently feel like a burden causing them to isolate themselves.

They may stay away from social clubs or dinner out because they feel secluded and disconnected while others have a conversation.

Have you abandoned hobbies because they aren’t as enjoyable?

The basic act of getting your hearing back will breathe new life into your relationships with a partner, brothers and sisters, children, and friends.
Regain your ability to speak with each other. Engage in long talks. 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.

Feeling more secure in your home

Do you feel troubled about what you’re unable to hear? If a loved one was injured and yelling out to you, would you be able to hear them? Would you be able to hear the doorbell, oven timer, or smoke alarm? Could you miss an important phone call because you didn’t even hear it ring?

When you stroll through the neighborhood, are you sure that you’ll hear oncoming 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 anxious. But you put yourself at ease and more thoroughly enjoy life when you use hearing aids. You’ll experience peace of mind.

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

You might not even know what you’re missing, much like the babies who hear their mother’s voice for the first time. Hearing loss progresses slowly in most instances. It’s possible that you have forgotten what hearing well is like.

When you can suddenly hear again, you’ll be amazed. You’ll regret neglecting it this long. Think you may have some degree of hearing loss? Find out just what you’ve been missing by calling us for a hearing test.

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