Great news on getting your brand new hearing aids! Now what? A whole new world awaits you! But keep in mind that a short transition period is needed to adjust to them. Be patient and have a positive attitude. Such personal motivation will reap success. You’ll be wearing your hearing aids every day so you will naturally need an adjustment period to how they sound and feel. It’s a new routine that requires time. And you will need time to learn about their care and maintenance.
We hear with more than just our ears
Our brains are involved in hearing, too. They interpret the sounds we hear. Since you were not hearing well before your hearing aid fitting, sounds may seem unnatural for a while, since you weren’t accustomed to hearing them. Therefore, give your brain some time to adjust and get reacquainted with the parts of speech you were missing. All it takes is some patience and time to hear the sounds the way you should.
Get used to your hearing aids with help
Your hearing care professional can explain activities and exercises that will enhance your hearing. There are entertaining, interactive online games that are clinically structured to accelerate getting used to your hearing aids. These games will help you improve your recognition of speech in noise, auditory memory, and attention. Be realistic in the acclimation process. Soon you will be hearing normally. For more advice about your listening needs, please contact a hearing instrument specialist at Pure Sound Hearing Aids.