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.