Signs of Hearing Loss

The following are common signs you may be experiencing hearing loss:

  • Hearing but not understanding
  • Confusing words heard
  • Thinking others are mumbling
  • Asking people to repeat
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Straining to hear
  • Watching faces to understand words
  • Difficulty hearing sounds - running water, birds, etc.
  • Increased TV or radio volume that irritates others
  • Avoiding activities because it is too hard to hear
  • Difficulty hearing in noisy environments