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How to know when it’s time to see an audiologist

05/05/2021

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms below, take a step in the right direction and make an appointment with a top rated audiologist in Omaha, Nebraska, Dr....

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Ways to take care of your hearing this spring

04/28/2021

Warmer months can mean more time outdoors, but it can also mean more ear-damaging activities. Dr. Nikki, an audiologist in Omaha, has a few simple tips that can...

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Why are my ears clogged?

04/21/2021

There are a multitude of reasons why your ears may be clogged, Dr. Nikki, an audiologist in Omaha, goes over the most common. 

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Injuries that can cause hearing loss

04/14/2021

Hearing loss can happen for other reasons not related to aging or disease. Hearing loss can also be due to injury.

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Hearing loss affects people of ALL ages

04/07/2021

Hearing loss symptoms can vary by age and it is helpful to know what to look out for if you suspect that you or a loved one is experiencing...

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Some common workplace hearing hazards

03/31/2021

Almost all hearing loss that is caused from workplace hearing hazards are preventable!

Here are some common jobs that have hearing risks associated with them.

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Mixing hearing aids and cold weather

03/24/2021

Cold weather and moisture can damage your hearing aids and while hearing aids can be repaired, it is always best to practice preventative measures, and know what signs to...

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Common tinnitus triggers

03/17/2021

Those that suffer from tinnitus may find that it affects their quality of life and want to learn what triggers their tinnitus. Dr. Nikki, a hearing specialist in Omaha,...

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Five steps to better hearing

03/10/2021

When you first discover that you are experiencing hearing loss, it can be a bit jarring. Check out our advice and stesp you can take to better hearing. <...

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Common myths about hearing aids

03/03/2021

There are a lot of misconceptions that surround hearing aids and harmful myths that can cause people to not get them. We want to clear the air and provide...

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Tips for communicating with people hard of hearing while wearing a face mask

02/24/2021

With the ongoing pandemic, many challenges have arisen for those who are hard of hearing or affected by deafness, especially with the use of masks. Luckily there are a...

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Tips on protecting your hearing

02/17/2021

We have some tips that you can incorporate into your daily life that can help you to prevent any damage to your auditory system and keep your hearing...

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The first signs of hearing loss in a loved one

02/10/2021

While only a professional can officially diagnose a loved one with hearing loss, there are some warning signs that can indicate it is time for them to make an...

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Welcome to Active Hearing Health

02/03/2021

We are proud to welcome you to our new Active Hearing Health, previously known as Ascent Audiology and Hearing, website!

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I can hear but I can’t understand

02/28/2020

One of the first things people with hearing loss observe is “I hear people fine, but I don’t understand what they are saying.”

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Five things you should know about tinnitus

02/16/2020

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that 50 million Americans experience tinnitus. That’s over 15 percent of the U.S. population, or nearly one in every...

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Stress Relief Tips and Tactics

07/07/2019

During these uncertain times of COVID-19, many of us are feeling increased levels of stress — whether it’s stress about our health or the health of a...

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Why You Should Choose Personalized Care Over a Big Box Store

01/22/2019

When it comes acquiring hearing aids, it’s important to take your time and do your research to find the best device to satisfy your hearing needs. ...

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Resolve to Hear Better in 2019: Steps for Getting Your First Hearing Test

01/03/2019

Get a head start on your New Year’s resolution by taking charge of your hearing health today. By age 55, the odds of an individual experiencing hearing loss...

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What Are the Different Types of Hearing Loss?

11/27/2018

There are three main types of hearing loss: conductive, sensorineural, and mixed. Determining which type of hearing loss you or a loved one is experiencing is key to understanding...

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How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Your Hearing Aid

10/19/2018

The technologies typically synonymous with Silicon Valley startups and major tech titans like artificial intelligence (AI), Bluetooth wearables, and geo-enabled smartphone applications are making their way into an unlikely...

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Your First Hearing Exam

09/18/2018

Over 47 million Americans experience hearing loss in the U.S., with 15 % falling into the age range of 45-64. If you are experiencing hearing loss symptoms, you might be ready...

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What happens when you ignore hearing loss

08/14/2018

Hearing loss is one the most common sensory conditions among aging Americans and is quickly becoming a serious health and social issue. Ignoring your hearing loss can have a...

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Which Hearing Aids Are Best For Me?

07/09/2018

Addressing your hearing concerns is an important life decision. Whether you are just beginning to notice a change in your hearing or have been told you would benefit from...

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Did you know? Statistics on hearing loss

03/24/2011

Having a hearing loss today is not as uncommon as one may believe. However, it seems as if seeking treatment is less likely to occur with those who do...

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