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    What are the benefits of wearing a hearing aid, apart from the fact that it helps you hear when you are suffering from hearing loss?

    I’m trying to convince my younger sister, and I think I’ll need all the arguments I can find. She argues with me that she does not need hearing aids because she is still young (in her 20s), and young people are not supposed to have hearing aids.

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    Even young people can suffer from hearing loss, and getting a hearing aid will make everything better for them. Of course, most people who wear hearing aids are older people, but I’m pretty sure even some children have them, so your friend should consider it if she has hearing problems.

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    I know, I’ve been telling her hearing aids were for everyone who needed them, but she… just doesn’t wanna hear it.

    I guess she just doesn’t want to admit she has a problem because she’s probably ashamed, but I’m trying to show her that a hearing aid would have many benefits for her.

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    I see… Yeah, there’s really nothing to be ashamed of. A hearing aid would surely make her life a lot better.

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    Hearing aids help improve the quality of life of people who struggle with hearing loss. People who can’t hear well often isolate themselves, or they feel confused during conversations to a point where they might try to avoid conversations.

    With hearing aids they can hear their friends, family and coworkers normally and everything becomes easier.

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    Wearing hearing aids is a question of safety. For example, if you are walking outside and you can’t hear well, you might not be able to realize that a car is coming fast towards you, or that someone is screaming to warn you of some danger approaching. Things like that. People who can’t hear well are safer with a hearing aid.

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    You’re right! I hadn’t realized this, but it really is a question of safety.

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    I think hearing aids have so many benefits that if you are able to afford them, there is no good reason not to wear them.

    Hearing aids help improve social life, but they do so much more. They help people feel better about themselves, and feel more confident because they know that they will have no problem hearing what other people are telling them in different situations.

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    People with hearing problems often feel the need to speak more loudly than necessary, and they also always have to turn up the sound of the TV or the radio. With hearing aids, they don’t have to do this anymore.

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    I agree with what everyone said here. If your sister is struggling with hearing problems, no matter what their cause is, she will benefit from getting a hearing aid.

    If she keeps saying she doesn’t need or want a hearing aid, however, I guess there isn’t much you can do besides trying to convince her it would be for her own good. Maybe you could ask her to schedule an appointment with a hearing clinic just to get a hearing test, if she did not have one already.

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    Hey, thanks so much everyone! I showed my sister what you all wrote here, and it got her thinking. She’s still not too sure about getting a hearing aid, but she agreed to schedule an appointment at Pindrop Hearing Centre for a test!

    I care for her and I really hope this hearing test and the nice people at the clinic will help her realize a hearing aid would be a good idea.

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    Hopefully all goes well for her!