10 warning signs of possible hearing loss

n People seem to mumble more frequently.

n You hear, but have trouble understanding all the words in a conversation.

n You often ask people to repeat themselves.

n You find telephone conversation increasingly difficult.

n Your family complains that you play the radio or TV too loudly.

n You no longer hear normal household sounds, such as the dripping of a faucet, or the ringing of a doorbell.

n You have trouble hearing when your back is turned to the speaker.

n You have been told you speak too loudly.

n You experience ringing in your ears.

n You have difficulty understanding conversation when in a large group or crowd.