Despite the growing prevalence of hearing problems across Australia, many of us underestimate the impact hearing loss can have on our bodies, our lives and the lives of those around us. Hearing loss can impact sufferers socially, emotionally and physically – but did you know most cases of sensorineural hearing loss can be treated with hearing aids? As well as improving your ability to communicate and interpret sounds, hearing aids can benefit your quality of life in unprecedented ways, helping you make the most out of both your hearing and your lifestyle. If you suspect you’re suffering from hearing loss, don’t leave it untreated – book an appointment with your Perth audiologist to discuss potential solutions.
Benefits of hearing aids
Improved relationships – It’s not just the individual suffer er who experiences the impact of hearing loss. Hearing problems can impair your ability to communicate with those around you, ultimately affecting your relationships with family and friends. By visiting your Perth hearing specialist and getting suitable treatment for your hearing problem, you can reduce the impact of hearing loss on both yourself and those around you, and enjoy a better relationship with your loved ones.
More social confidence – Left untreated, hearing loss can begin to affect your ability to communicate and partake in social situations. Hearing aids can help restore your self-confidence and ensure you’re not left “out of the loop” at social events by helping you communicate with those around you. This can ultimately lead to improved job performance and increased opportunities both inside and outside your social circle.
Reduced risk of auditory deprivation – When an individual suffers from hearing problems over a long period of time, the brain can lose its ability to interpret words and speech. This is known as auditory deprivation, and it can become a serious problem when hearing loss is left untreated. By restoring your ability to hear, hearing aids can reduce your risk of developing auditory deprivation and enhance your capacity to communicate.
Improved mental health – Recent studies have suggested individuals with hearing impairments are more likely to suffer from mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and stress. By improving your hearing ability, hearing aids not only benefit your mental health, they can also lead to better concentration and improved cognitive function.
Improved physical well being – This may come as a surprise, but hearing aids can benefit you physically as well as mentally. By improving your ability to hear and concentrate, hearing aids can reduce the fatigue often associated with hearing loss, leading to improved energy levels and less exhaustion.
Better quality of life – All of the above hearing aid benefits contribute to one important thing – an improved quality of life. By enhancing your ability to communicate with loved ones, partake in social situations and generally enjoy the sounds around you, hearing aids can help individuals suffering from hearing loss enjoy life to its full potential.
Book a hearing consultation with The Art of Hearing
If hearing loss is starting to take a toll on your hearing and your quality of life, book an obligation-free consultation with an experienced audiologist at any of our five Perth hearing clinics. As an independent provider of hearing solutions, The Art of Hearing offer unbiased and independent advice to benefit the health and hearing of our clients.
If it’s a hearing aid you need, our team of expert audiologists will not only help you find the hearing aid that best fits your needs and budget, we will also provide a full fitting, setting, and aftercare service to ensure you get the full benefit of our hearing solutions.
To book an appointment at our Perth hearing clinics, contact Art of hearing on (08) 9390 8811, or visit The Art of Hearing website today.