Signs of Hearing Loss

- Difficulty hearing on the telephone
- Trouble hearing birds, wind, alarms/bells, women, and children
- Turning the TV or radio volume too high for others
- Avoid family gatherings or social situations because you cannot understand
- Frequently feel tired or fatigued at the end of the day
- Trouble hearing words or music when there is background noise
- Difficulty following conversations in groups
- Frequently ask others to repeat themselves or feel that many people mumble
- Respond inappropriately/nod/smile when you haven't understood what was said
- Difficulty determining where sounds are coming from
- Frequent ringing, roaring, or hissing in the ears

If you experience any of the following signs, it may be time to schedule a hearing evaluation.