The answer is an overwhelming YES! Hearing aids really do help. Everyone benefits differently from amplification due to different types of hearing problems. While everyone benefits differently, 90% of people are helped with hearing aids. Those with mild, moderate and severe hearing loss can experience significant improvements in hearing abilities and communication.
The National Council on the Aging study of more than 2,000 people with hearing loss and their significant others revealed that hearing aids clearly bring about impressive improvements in the social, emotional, psychological, and physical well-being of people with hearing loss in all hearing loss categories from mild to severe. Specifically, hearing aid usage is positively related to the following quality of life issues. Hearing loss treatment was shown to improve:
· Earning power
· Communication in relationships
· Intimacy and warmth in family relationships
· Easier conversations
· Emotional stability
· Sense of control over life events
· Perception of mental functioning
· Physical health (yes hearing aids support better overall health)
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If you or a loved one is experiencing changes in hearing and or a muffling of voices, call today and schedule a hearing evaluation with an audiologist.To find an audiologist in your area click here.