The problems with hearing aids for New users
New users wearing hearing aids, problems with hearing aids
When you have just selected a hearing aid, although the hearing aid can help you hear more, remember that it does not restore your hearing to full normality. You should be patient and learn to use it for a while. If there is a problem with the hearing aid, especially the hearing aid or eardrum, please contact the matching personnel in time and should not give up wearing. Here are a few steps to use a hearing aid:
1. Try to get used to all new sounds in a quiet home, listen to various background sounds, try to distinguish each sound, some sounds may be different from the sounds you are familiar with before, you must learn to distinguish them. If you feel tired wearing a hearing aid, you can reduce the volume or turn off the hearing aid, take a break, gradually increase the time you wear the hearing aid, you can wear it for a long time, and soon you can wear it comfortably all day long. Hearing aids.
2. Talk to one person and try another situation, in a quiet room, sit down and talk to another person face to face, so that you can see his expression and talk to each other normally. If the hearing aid is properly debugged, you will hear and understand the conversation better than before.
3. Listen to the radio or TV. It is recommended that new users who have just worn hearing aids should not rush to practice listening to radio or television. For those who insist on wearing a hearing aid for 9 months, please have the normal person adjust the radio or TV to the normal volume. If you think the radio or TV sound is too small or too large, you can adjust the volume switch of the hearing aid. First, practice listening to the news. Because the news announcer's words are clear. Then, practice listening to other programs. If you find it difficult to listen to the radio or TV, you can go back to the hospital to debug the hearing aid.
4, when participating in group conversations, such as drinking tea at the restaurant, eating, there will be a lot of background noise interference. So in this case you have to focus on the people you want to hear. If you don't hear a word, don't worry, you can ask him to repeat it again. When you wear a hearing aid, you will find that the sound you could not hear before can now be heard.
5, try to use a hearing aid when using the phone, you can listen to some recorded information, such as weather forecast. This exercise may be useful to you. If you are listening to the phone using the hearing aid's microphone, place the handset against the microphone of the hearing aid. The microphone of the behind-the-ear hearing aid is located at the high end of the hearing aid, so it is only necessary to raise the handset a little higher. If it is an in-ear hearing aid, the telephone receiver can be placed in the normal position, but not too close to the hearing aid, otherwise it will cause howling.
6, the sound positioning practice determines the sound source skills, try to find out where the sound comes from. This technique is very useful, especially when you cross the road. (You will find that if you wear two hearing aids, the positioning of the sound will become easier)
7, follow-up You have now worn hearing aids for 3 to 5 weeks, you need to have a follow-up. This visit will further debug your hearing aid. This debugging will be based on your listening experience in the different environments described above. Your audiologist will tell you the following: 1. Is the ear mold of the hearing aid comfortable? 2. Are you familiar with volume control and battery replacement? 3. Is the language sound clear? 4. What sound is not comfortable? 5. Is there a howling?