I Wear Hearing Aids

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    I got a hearing aid in December

    and it has been great. It has really improved my life and my relationships with my wife and family. They don't get annoyed with me mishearing them and i now have the TV/radio on setting 5-6 rather than 20-25. I used to worry about going out to noisy places and struggling to...
    twiglet21 twiglet21
    51-55, M
    1 Response Feb 8, 2014

    Hey You

    Yes, you, stop being unhappy with yourself. you are perfect. stop wishing you looked like someone else or wishing peopel liked you as much as they like someone else. stop trying to get attention from those who hurt you. stop hating your body, your face, your personality, your...
    DeafSocial DeafSocial
    26-30, F
    Jul 9, 2012

    My hearing loss was first diagnosed in December

    2013 and I was prescribed a hearing aid just for my left ear (UK NHS digital). I had this fitted in early February 14. At the start of this month I had to go back to the ENT for my annual check up and got hearing tests again. This showed that my hearing loss was worse and I was...
    ris9358 ris9358
    56-60, T
    3 Responses Jan 31, 2015

    Just Wear One Aid

    I'm fairly new to wearing hearing aids although I've had a hearing loss for a number of years I only plucked up the courage to have my hearing tested in the Spring of this year and I had my hearing aid (a BTE aid) fitted in May. It took me 3 months to get used to wearing my aid...
    tightslover2 tightslover2
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Nov 14, 2009

    New Earmolds And Hearing Aids

    Since my last post my hearing has continued to deteriorate. You might remember that my audiologist warned of this last year. Well in September I had my 6 monthly check up with her. I knew that my hearing had gotten worse as over the summer I'd been turning up the volume on my...
    tightslover2 tightslover2
    51-55, M
    Dec 28, 2010

    Accused Of Having Selective Hearing.

    My wife tell's everybody that I have selective hearing when she talk's AT me. I want to set the record straight right here and now. I do not have selective hearing. I just dont want to hear every darned thing she has to say AT me instead of TOO me. So I have my hearing aid's in...
    Robert1256 Robert1256
    51-55, M
    11 Responses Sep 14, 2010

    I was born with a very moderate hearing loss,

    related to me being a little person. I wear CIC hearing aid in each ear.
    Rosalindaj Rosalindaj
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 5, 2015

    I've made a startling discovery.

    My hearing aids have improved my sex life! Recently I was with a gay friend, totally lost in our intimacy I forgot that I'd still got my hearing aids in. I could hear just about everything he was saying to me as we made love. I now keep them in every time I'm getting it on...
    ris9358 ris9358
    56-60, T
    Jun 20, 2015

    I failed my first hearing test

    when I was in the second grade and was diagnosed with a high frequency hearing loss when when I was in the fourth grade. At the time the ENT said hearing aids would do me little good because my loss was where little speech was, but HA's would definitely be in my future. I...
    agilpro1976 agilpro1976
    56-60, M
    1 Response May 29, 2014

    Wearing Hearing Aids For 20 Years.

    I have worn hearing aids for twenty years, There is a lot of problems with the aids first they are not moisture proof. Last sunday a hot humid morning taking a walk and returning home hot and sweating. I shorted the dirty bastard out. Now durning the muggy weather I will be...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 6, 2011

    Upset

    I've had siemens hearing aids for fourteen months. they have been sent to siemens twice for repair and replacement.  today I've had them exactly 14 months and one of them has stopped working  thats an average of about every 4 1/2 months!!!  is this normal ?  these are my...
    siemensagain siemensagain
    66-70
    2 Responses May 21, 2012

    I Wear Hearing Aids

    dont know other people who do and am looking for groups, something i could attend in my area. I find these days that no one cares for me in my complex, my life, my world. I am in-between the hearing and non-hearing and am not accepted in either. I am alone. And i have tried to...
    lcsdb lcsdb
    22-25
    3 Responses Sep 24, 2010
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