Signs your hearing might be fading

POSTED: 11:55 AM PDT June 20, 2013    UPDATED: 2:07 PM PST January 28, 2015 
Listening

Is it time for a hearing aid? Use these tips to measure if your hearing is starting to fade.

-          You struggle to understand conversations

-          You have to turn the TV or radio up really loud to hear it

-          You struggle to hear on the telephone

-          You have ringing in your ears

-          You struggle to hear background noise

-          You misunderstand people during conversations or need to have them repeat themselves