Difficulty hearing conversations, especially in the presence of background noise.
Frequently asking people to repeat what they have said.
Misunderstanding what someone has said.
Difficulty hearing on the telephone.
Requiring the TV or radio volume to be louder than referred by others in the room.
Feeling that people are mumbling when they are talking.
Difficulty hearing certain sounds or pitches.
Agreeing or nodding your head during conversations when you are uncertain of what has been said.
Removing yourself from conversations because it is too difficult and taxing to hear.
Reading people's lips in order to follow what they are saying. Straining to hear or keep up with a conversation.