Tips and Active exercises to hear better

How to improve your hearing

There are a good number of things you can do to mitigate hearing loss and how to improve hearing and most of them involve getting yourself into better overall shape. 

Get tested at the onset

It’s important not to let your hearing problems go untended. The earlier it is diagnosed, the less you will suffer from its complications and the better you will respond to treatments. Then, it’s time to consider looking up ways on how to improve your hearing.

Use your brainpower

When you stop doing the things you usually do because of your hearing problem, you’re doing yourself more harm than good. As much as it is important to avoid overworking your brain, not using it will also be counterproductive. Try doing active listening exercises so that your brain is always on the move. If you don’t do so, you sacrifice losing more capabilities and risking losing your hearing at a faster rate. 

Commit to exercising

Exercising makes you use your brain, helps with weight loss, and has proven relaxation and happiness benefits. As you move your body more regularly you are able to use your energy on positive brain functions. This in turn could result to weight loss and improving your overall health, steering you far from furthering your hearing loss. Furthermore, doing light exercises such as walking and progressing to more complicated routines like doing yoga will help you divert your attention from the negative effects of hearing loss into a positive mental space.

Maintain a healthy lifestyle

Hearing loss comes a side effect of a host of unhealthy habits. Diabetics are more prone to suffering from hearing loss but are not totally hopeless. Smokers are also at risk for hearing loss especially if they continue the habit. By doing away with vices and keeping a healthy lifestyle, you can prevent your hearing loss from worsening. 

Be more conscious of your surroundings

You already know that you suffer from hearing loss so it’s high time you are more aware of the things that can make it worse. Don’t let your hearing loss go unchecked and simply live your life jacking up the volume and asking people to speak louder. Aside from the fact that it’s not good for you, you will only continue to suffer until eventually, not even the highest volume levels will work for you. 
Amplifon audiologist taking care of her clients
Tips for improving your hearing

  • Wear your hearing aids
  • Take a walk
  • Stop smoking
  • Turn down the volume
  • Schedule a hearing evaluation

What we can do for your hearing

It’s not always that easy to recognise the symptoms of hearing loss, but there are steps you can take to improve your hearing health that can have impact in just a few weeks. We’ve detailed below 10 steps to better hearing for easy reference.

1. Importance of research

It's important to find out how your hearing works. What situations do you experience difficulties hearing? Speak to a friend or family member as they can help you. Having someone there for support can be of great help and they may have noticed things that you haven’t. Learn about the digital innovation of hearing aids and how they can help you to hear better in the situations and environments you struggle with the most. We can help you rediscover the small pleasures of hearing in full colour.    

2. Reassure yourself with expert support

Amplifon are a community of world class experts with over 65 years experience who are guiding you, our customers to the most suitable hearing solution to improve your hearing experience.  We are forerunners in adopting innovative technology who can deliver superior customer service and digital innovation throughout your journey with Amplifon. Our worldwide network of Hearing Professionals have been help millions of people in over 20 countries rediscover the world of sound. 

3. Recognising changes in your hearing

Exposure to loud noises and the natural ageing process can both lead to changes in your hearing. It’s not always easy to recognise the symptoms of hearing loss or what type of loss you may have. If you’ve noticed changes in your hearing; the most natural place to start is by booking a no obligation hearing test. This will give you the opportunity to find out more about the health of your ears and your hearing and what the next steps are. Aternatively you could take our online hearing test.

If you’re concerned about your hearing, our Hearing professionals will take the time to listen carefully to provide you with the confidence and expert knowledge of how we can help you stay connected o the world around you.

4. Your questions answered

With over 65 years experience in helping people rediscover the small pleasures of hearing our expert Hearing professionals understand the importance of looking after your hearing health.

Your local Amplifon expert will be happy to share their knowledge and experience with you and talk you through what happens next giving you confidence in how we can look after you and your hearing needs now and in the future.

5. Attending your hearing test

When you attend you hearing test appointment, your local expert Hearing professionals can help you address you hearing concerns.

We will take time to listen and understand more about the situations and environments where you are experiencing difficulties hearing, whether that's day to day activities or certain situations. We'll be there to support you through your journey and evolving hearing needs.

The testing process is comprehensive and uses the latest testing technology. You can expect to be with us for around 1 hour and 20 minutes. We will discuss your hearing history, complete a lifestyle questionnaire, an ear examination and a mixture of speech and audiometric tests so that we can fully understand your hearing needs.

6. Tailored solutions just for you

As forerunners in adopting the latest digital technology, we have the ablility to provide you with a selection of hearing aids using the very latest features and connections to give you seamless listening experience. There are a wide variety of styles and models each with varying levels of pioneering technology to give you a  listening experience that is completely tailored for you and your hearing needs.

7. Experience a new world of sound

During your hearing test, our expert Hearing professionals will demonstrate a range of suitable hearing solutions tailored just for you and explain how each of them work, giving you confidence in its ability to help you hear regain harmony with the world again. You can try them on and see which models and styles you feel most comfortable with.

You'll have the opportunity to take a pair of digital hearing aids away on our free trial so you can dive in and hear and experience the sounds you may have missed out on whilst you are in your own environment.

Experiencing the sounds around you that you may have missed out on can be really exciting and overwhelming at the same time. Our hearing professionals are always on hand should you have any questions or need any support during your trial period.

8. Taking the next step to a new listening experie

The world around you becomes more exciting when you immerse yourself in the world of sound. Our expert Hearing professionals really enjoy hearing about how you've regained confidence in taking an active role in conversations as well as being able to listen rediscover the things you enjoy the most. We invite you to come and tell us!

Upon placing your hearing solution order with your Hearing professionals, they will talk through what happens next and how Amplifon will continue to support you through your evolving hearing journey. If you are placing an order for an In-the-ear (ITE) solution, a personalised mould will need be taken of your ear. It only takes a few minutes and is neither painful or uncomfortable. 

9. Your hearing solution fitting

You can expect your new life changing hearing solution to be ready within fourteen days depending on any specific requirements you may have.

On arrival at your local clinic, your Hearing professionals will fit your hearing aids and show you how to place them in your ears yourself, so that when you leave the clinic you feel confident in your new hearing solution.

As part of joining the Amplifon family, your Hearing professionals will explain your programme of Lifetime Aftercare. This programme is where we will manage your hearing experience so that your hearing solution continues to perform at it's optimm level.

Your Hearing professionals will also demonstrate and explain how to take care and maintain your hearing aids for optimal performance. Changing batteries and knowing when they need replacing will also be explained with the opportunity to ask  any questions you need to.

10. Your hearing future

You can expect our experts to care for your hearing health now and in the future to ensure that we continue to enrich your life, with state of the art digital technology and high performing listening epxeriences that keep you connected to conversations in the world around you.

Our unrivalled lifetime aftercare programme includes regular assessments and evaluations of your hearing health. Expert support and advice when you need it and demonstrations of latest innovative hearing aid technology, which ensures you, continue to get the most out of your hearing and your hearing solution. 

As part of your aftercare appointments, you'll have access to our 5-Star Service Check as well as conticontinued suppport and advice when you need it.

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