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Living with Hearing Loss

Hearing loss, whether it is partial or complete is life changing. With the right help and support, there’s no reason why you can’t go on with your life as usual. But, there’s no denying that finding out that your hearing loss is permanent is a shock and that there will be a period of adjustment, to begin with. Living with hearing loss is a challenge, but it’s a challenge that you can win. Here are some tips to help you, or a loved one to cope.
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Get Out of the House
Hearing loss can have the unfortunate side effect of being isolating. Many people with hearing loss, or hearing difficulties, find themselves staying at home, avoiding noisy places or situations, and staying away from their friends and family because they feel as though things have changed.

This isolation can lead to depression and other conditions. It can affect your confidence and make it much harder to get back to normal life. Your hearing can become the controlling element in your life.

Don’t let this happen. Get out with your friends, try to stick to your usual activities, go out for walks. Try to get out of the house for at least a few minutes each day.

Get the Right Support
If you want to live with hearing loss, you need help. Make sure that your friends and family understand what you are living with. Speak to them, and educate them and they’ll be in a better position to help you. There are also hearing loss support groups that you can join, which can make the transition much easier.

You’ll also need the right medical help. The right doctor can help you to get a hearing aid that suits you, and finding troubleshooting hearing aids guides can help you when things go wrong.

Educate Yourself
Finding out that you have hearing loss can be terrifying, especially if it’s been sudden. But, part of this fear is that most of us know so little about conditions that cause the loss, and how to live with it. Education is a powerful weapon when it comes to coping. Read up online, ask your doctor for information, and don’t be afraid to ask further questions as time goes on.

Learning sign language can also be useful. With modern hearing aids, you might not think that you need it, but you might find that it helps you to feel more in control of your situation, that it gives you a backup, and that it helps you to meet new people and make the best of your situation.

Give Yourself Time
Losing your hearing, whether it has been a gradual process or it has happened suddenly, can come as a big shock. Don’t try to rush yourself back to normal. Give yourself time to adjust. You might want to introduce your hearing aid slowly and avoid noisy places for a while. You might find that you feel upset or angry. This is an entirely normal response. Give yourself time to adjust and tackle your new way of life in your own time.

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  1. Thank you.... I also am hard of hearing.... these are good tips.

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    1. Michelle,
      Thank you so much for stopping by and taking the time to read and comment! I am sorry to hear of your hearing struggles but am so glad to hear that these tips are helpful! I hope you have a good day and thank you again for taking the time to comment!
      Blessings, Rebecca

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