Keep calm and carry on: What to do when waiting for your free hearing test
Dec 31, 2012 in Hearing Tests
All the stages of the road to recovery from hearing loss can be difficult and it’s essential that you don’t panic or worry too much about it.
Millions of people go along the same journey every year and, while it’s obviously not an easy time, there are ways that can help you get through it without having to worry too much.
Essentially, the best thing that you can do when you have booked your free hearing test with us is to relax, read up as much information as you can and try to stay calm.
Getting overly worked up and fretting about things won’t do anyone any good and there are much better ways that you can spend your time.
Try lead a normal life
Being fitted with a digital hearing aid isn’t the end of the world so don’t treat it as such. See friends, go to work and enjoy yourself rather than sitting at home worrying about what may happen.
If you do end up needing a hearing aid, you’ll get used to it in good time anyway and, with help and support, it will fit seamlessly into your day-to-day life.
Be ‘in the know’
Our audiologists will be able to offer you all the advice you need but it’s never a bad idea to do some reading and research prior to coming to see us in-branch.
You don’t need to know the evolution of the hearing aid or anything like that, just a few hints about adjusting to life with a device or what sort of models there are available.
Our website has plenty of information on these issues and more so why not have a quick peruse if you get chance?
Keep calm and carry on
The main thing to bear in mind when you are waiting for a test is not to feel as though you are in limbo.
Simply keep calm and carry on because even if it is recommended that you need a device, it is simply the first step on the road to recovery from hearing loss.