Are you ignoring a hearing problem because you’re afraid it might say the wrong thing about you? Research by Better Hearing may prove just the opposite. Founded in 1973, Better Hearing conducts research and engages in hearing health education to help people with hearing loss benefit from proper treatment. Research shows that people with hearing loss who use hearing aids enjoy a better overall quality of life. Better Hearing has provided a list of the benefits of addressing untreated hearing loss.
You may be surprised—and inspired—by these five things that treating hearing loss says about you:
You’re a Go-Getter.
Research has found that people with hearing loss who use hearing aids are more likely to tackle problems actively. Addressing hearing loss shows self-assurance and a willingness to deal with issues head-on. Most hearing aid users in the workforce even say it has helped their performance on the job.
You Value Your Relationships.
Healthy relationships rest largely on good communication. Treating hearing loss lets close family and friends know that you want to stay connected and involved in your relationships with them. Most people who currently wear hearing aids say it helps their overall ability to communicate effectively in most situations and has a positive effect on their relationships. And they’re more likely to have a robust social network.
You Like to Be Active.
Treating hearing loss means you have every intention of keeping up the pace of a fulfilling life. If you enjoy an active lifestyle, you’re not going to let untreated hearing loss stop you. People with hearing difficulty who use hearing aids get more pleasure in doing things and are even more likely to exercise and meet up with friends to socialize, research by the Better Hearing Institute (BHI) shows.
You Love Living Life.
When you address hearing loss, you let the world know you love living life, and you’re going to live it with gusto. The more vitality you have for life, the less likely it is you’ll let untreated hearing loss get in your way. Research even shows that people with hearing loss who use hearing aids are more likely to be optimistic and engaged in life.
You’re Tech-Savvy and Make the Most of What Modern Life Has to Offer.
Sleek and cutting-edge, today’s wireless hearing aids are a front-runner in personal consumer electronics. At its best, technology offers solutions, enriches life, and makes us more efficient. Today’s modern hearing aids do all three. When you invest in your hearing health by using state-of-the-art hearing aids, you make it clear that you’re a present-day thought leader ready to reap the rewards that modern technology has to offer. It also means you’re up-to-date on the tremendous advances in hearing aid technology.
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