Home > Daily-tips Updated 01 July 2013 Do you suffer from hearing loss? If you have three or more of these symptoms, you probably have a hearing problem that should be evaluated by your doctor. 0 iStock As with eyesight, difficulty hearing can become more common as people age. If you have three or more of these symptoms, you probably have a hearing problem that should be evaluated by your doctor.Take action:Difficulty hearing people on the telephone; difficulty hearing when there is background noise; problems following a conversation when more than one person is speaking; straining to hear a conversation, or frequently asking others to repeat themselves; feeling like people are always mumbling or not speaking clearly; not understanding what others are saying and not being able to respond correctly; frequently hearing sounds that resemble ringing, roaring or hissing.Visit our Hearing Management Centre More: Daily-tips advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Sex Can the Pill lower her sex drive? Your questions answered Lifestyle This is why you have to pee so often in the morning Lifestyle SEE: The science of smartphone addiction Medical Can gene therapy be used to cure Aids? Lifestyle 2 general eyelash health issues and how to treat them News QUIZ: Which famous people said these outrageous things about health? From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Fact or myth? » Clearing up the confusion around coconut oil Coconut – the 'fruit of life' Can coconut oil really help you lose weight? Experts dish on the high-cal weight-loss tactic. Sobering perks! » 5 tips to avoiding a hangover Can you really be allergic to alcohol? Is giving up booze for a month actually worth it? Many people commit to "Dry January" – but does it do your body any good?