Hearing Damage and Depression

Posted on July 26, 2010. Filed under: Hearing Aid Reviews, hearing health | Tags: , , , , |

Hearing loss in Florida can be considered a traumatic event in ones life.  Not only are you loosing your hearing but, an investigation by the University of Finland, showed that many people are affected emotionally. Studies have revealed that respondents suffered more then hearing loss, they had to deal with embarrassment, isolation and depression.

Ones quality of life begins to diminish once they cannot hear the sounds around them, they do not understand conversations, and they cannot participate in social activities and interactions. Families begin to be affected as well as frustration develops because the hearing impaired cannot be understood. The feeling of helplessness begins to develop.

There may be a sense of sadness  but there is a light at the end of the tunnel. A study from the National Council of the Aging demonstrated a link between the use of hearing aids and a significant improvement in their social, emotional, psychological and physical well being of the wearer. Florida Hearing centers like New Generation Miami Hearing Center will be able to provide you with the support you need to reach the light at the end of the tunnel.

Inforamtion from the United States, Europe and Australia was compiled to clearly bear out the following facts:

  • Hearing aids users enjoy not only a better quality of life than non-users, but also better overall health.
  • Hearing aid wearers are less introverted and more likely to engage in social activities than those who don’t wear them.
  • Those who wear hearing aids not only communicate better with people around them, but they also enjoy better personal relationship

The evidence shows  that hearing aids are important to ones emotional stability with themselves and their family members. With such a small device, that can be found at any Miami hearing center, one can be more in touch with the world by understanding other people, participating in activities and events, and remain more active. There will be no isolation and you will be able to live a normal life with your Miami hearing aid.


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