Audiology & Hearing Care of SWFL - Bonita Springs, FL

Woman struggling to hear without her hearing aids.

What’s the reason for using hearing aids? More than likely it’s to hear better, right? Well, yes, for the majority of people that’s going to be the answer. Aiding your hearing is what a hearing aid is made to do.

But that’s not the real reason we wear them. We wear them so we don’t lose touch with the people in our lives…so not only can we hear interactions, but also take part in them. Hearing aids allow us to be certain we don’t lose out on the punchline of a joke, the key lines of our favorite show, or our favorite music.

Put another way, there are all kinds of advantages, overlooked advantages, that that you will get if you use hearing aids. And you will most likely use your hearing aids regularly instead of keeping them tucked away because of these boons. So we can be sure that these benefits deserve to be featured.

Clearer Sound

Your hearing aids don’t just raise the volume of sounds. Sounds are made sharper also. The reason for this is that hearing decline doesn’t take place evenly in both ears: you may lose certain frequencies in one ear before you lose those same frequencies in the other. So the sounds all-around you will become easier to perceive and clearer.

On top of that, contemporary hearing aids have all sorts of settings that can be adjusted (or that can adjust themselves) based on the room you’re in, the audio characteristics of that room, etc. Hearing aids don’t just make everything louder, they focus on enhancing the correct sounds so that you hear more clearly as a whole.

Social Life That is More Active And Enriching

If the sounds near you are less difficult to understand, you’re more likely to take part in social activity and that’s a big boost. Just consider this, you’re not as likely to jump in with a clever joke at a crowded restaurant if you can’t hear what anyone is saying. But you will know exactly when to launch your funny retort when your hearing is clear and crisp and so are the voices around you.

When you can hear cleanly, clearly, and don’t have to ask anybody to repeat themselves, social interaction becomes less of a chore; instead, interacting socially goes back to being something you can enjoy again.

Having Improved Concentration

When you’re struggling to hear, a considerable part of your brain is committed to one job: decoding the chaos. Your total concentration is diminished when that much mental work is going into interpreting jumbled up and incomplete audio. So when your hearing aids are working correctly, you can find yourself paying attention with far greater ease, whether you’re doing your taxes, reading the news, or watching TV.

You Will be Safer

An increased risk of falling is recorded in people who have neglected loss of hearing. There are two ways in which hearing aids can help with fall protection. The first is by stopping falls from the beginning. It’s easier to move your feet around without tripping on something when you have better focus (and as a result be less mentally fatigued.) Second is when a user experiences a fall, the automated technology in the hearing aid triggers. In the event of a fall, emergency services, friends, or even family can be automatically called.

An Improvement in Cognitive Awareness

When you wear hearing aids, it’s not simply your focus that gets better. Your overall mental health improves, as well. When you have a hard time hearing and begin to separate yourself, a complex process of brain deterioration begins to occur. A hearing aid can help preserve countless mental cognitive processes, meaning your self esteem, mood and mental health could all profit from wearing your hearing aids.

Get The Advantages Now Instead of Later

waiting has no real advantage if you’ve already noticed a decline in hearing. Hearing aids can give both instant and enduring benefits. So contact our hearing care experts and get a hearing assessment today.

The site information is for educational and informational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. To receive personalized advice or treatment, schedule an appointment.