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The end of Better Hearing Month (May) is the perfect time to stand up and applaud those who have made the decision to acknowledge and treat a hearing loss.

The list below has been provided by the Better Hearing Institute.  Founded in 1973, the Better Hearing Institute (BHI) conducts research and engages in hearing health education with the goal of helping people with hearing loss benefit from proper treatment.  For more information about BHI please click here

Are you brushing off a hearing problem because you’re afraid it might say the wrong thing about you?  Well think again. Research shows that people with hearing loss who use hearing aids enjoy a better overall quality of life. In fact, you just may be surprised—and inspired—by these five things that treating hearing loss says about you:

5 THINGS THAT TREATING HEARING LOSS SAYS ABOUT YOU 

YOU’RE A GO-GETTER.

Research has found that people with hearing loss who use hearing aids are more likely to tackle problems actively. Addressing hearing loss shows self-assurance and a willingness to deal with issues head-on. Most hearing aid users in the workforce even say it has helped their performance on the job.

YOU VALUE YOUR RELATIONSHIPS.

Healthy relationships rest largely on good communication. Treating hearing loss lets close family and friends know that you want to stay connected and involved in your relationships with them. Most people who currently wear hearing aids say it not only helps their overall ability to communicate effectively in most situations, but it also has a positive effect on their relationships. And they’re more likely to have a strong social network.

YOU LIKE TO BE ACTIVE.

If you enjoy an active lifestyle, you’re not going to let untreated hearing loss stop you. Treating hearing loss means you have every intention of keeping up the pace of a fulfilling life. In fact, people with hearing difficulty who use hearing aids get more pleasure in doing things and are even more likely to exercise and meet up with friends to socialize, research by the Better Hearing Institute (BHI) shows.

YOU LOVE LIVING LIFE.

The more exuberance you have for life, the less likely it is you’ll let untreated hearing loss get in your way. When you address hearing loss, you let the world know you love living life, and you’re going to live it with gusto. Research even shows that people with hearing loss who use hearing aids are more likely to be optimistic and feel engaged in life.

YOU’RE TECH SAVVY AND MAKE THE MOST OF WHAT MODERN LIFE HAS TO OFFER.

Sleek and cutting-edge, today’s wireless hearing aids are a front-runner in personal consumer electronics. At its best, technology offers solutions, enriches life, and makes us more efficient. Today’s modern hearing aids do all three. When you invest in your hearing health by using state-of-the-art hearing aids, you make it clear that you’re a present-day thought leader ready to reap the rewards that modern technology has to offer. It also means you’re up-to-date on the tremendous advances in hearing aid technology.

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