Sign of Hearing Loss


  • 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.