52 benefits of better hearing

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Benefits of better hearing


  • 1. Better hearing can improve your overall quality of life

    There’s no doubt about it. Improving your hearing can help you enjoy a higher quality of life. Admittedly, this is a bold statement, but it’s supported by many studies which are remarkably consistent in their findings. Whether it be our ability to exchange information, connect with friends and family or fully engage with the world around us, hearing well is key to living well.

    All this is to say—we’re at our best, when our hearing is at its best.


  • 2. Better hearing strengthens communication and improves your personal life

    Hearing well means being able to communicate clearly with friends and loved ones. Rather than falling behind, filling in gaps through guessing or tuning out, when you hear well, you don’t have to second-guess the world around you. Let’s take a peek at the benefits better hearing can have on your personal life and social confidence.

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    3. Hearing well has an overall positive effect on relationships

    From friends and family, your neighbors and colleagues - even to that one-on-one time with a special someone – hearing better allows you to participate in more activities and be active in social gatherings. Treating hearing loss has a positive effect on your relationships and social confidence.

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    4. Your sex life may benefit from better hearing

    It’s long been known that communication is key to a healthy sex life, and research backs this up. People have even reported that their sex life has improved significantly as a result of wearing hearing aids.


  • 5. Better hearing will improve your emotional life

    Not surprisingly, better hearing can have a profound impact on our mental well-being. Hearing aids may even help reverse potential emotional dysfunctions caused by untreated hearing impairment.5 Here are some ways better hearing will improve your mental health.

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    6. Improved hearing may increase your openness to new things

    Treating your hearing loss simply makes it easier to participate in almost any aspect of your life. This, in turn, will make you more open to new experiences that can enrich it.


  • 7. Better hearing helps your career

    A study by The Better Hearing Institute revealed that hearing loss can pose as a significant barrier to overall career success and lifetime earnings and can cost upwards of $30,000 in lost income every year. But it doesn’t end there. Let’s take a look at some of the benefits that better hearing can have on your career.

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    8. Hearing well makes you more confident

    The National Council on the Aging conducted a survey which shows that using a hearing aid can account for a 39 percent increase in self-confidence and a 50 percent increase in self-image.

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    9. Better hearing allows you to be better connected

    In our modern, digital society, the internet and smart devices have become nearly indispensable. Digitally advanced hearing aids connect wirelessly to your smartphone, tablet and many other devices.

9 Facts about hearing Loss

Often, we take our hearing for granted, but hearing loss is all too common. According to the World Health Organization, hearing loss affects more than 5% of the world’s population. That’s more than 466 million people with hearing loss, and it’s expected to climb.

If you think you have difficulty hearing, don’t be one of the many who wait to do something about it.Take action now by getting the facts and booking a free hearing test.

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Download your 52 benefits of better hearing guide here!

There are many more benefits of healthy hearing. In fact, we can think of 52. Download the e-book to discover all 52 benefits of better hearing and get back to your life of happiness and love.

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Sources:

  • G Livingston, A Sommerlad, V Orgeta, et al.Dementia prevention, intervention, and care
  • Lancet, 390 (2017), pp. 2673-2734