Take a moment and think about one of the most fun-filled events you’ve experienced.
Was it a wedding reception highlighted with great conversations and lots of laughter?
Was it the time you and your friends won front row seats to see your favorite Broadway play?
Whatever it is, there is no doubt that part of what made the night special was being surrounded by the people you love and your interactions with them.
Even if it’s something less grand, like a simple dinner party where everything turned out perfectly, it wouldn’t have been as special without the ability to hear.
In fact, what may have been intended to be a beautiful evening with great company could quickly go downhill if you are unable to participate in the conversation.
And if this happened time and time again, it would become increasingly difficult for you to look forward to social events. Chances are, you would soon start to dread them and to look for excuses not to attend.
Sadly, the situation I described is what happens to many of us who suffer from hearing loss.
The tendency is to grow frustrated with these struggles and withdraw from social interactions, which in many cases, may actually lead to depression.
But it doesn’t have to be this way!
Research has shown levels of depression are far lower in those who receive treatment for their hearing loss when compared with those who leave their hearing loss untreated.
So the question is, why miss out on the best parts of life when you don’t have to?
If you suspect you may be suffering from hearing loss that is affecting your social life, we want to help.
At Woodard, our Audiologists are ready to help you get back on track and to get the most out of every day.
We refuse to settle for less than the best and we hope you will do the same.