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Steps you can take to prevent your hearing loss from worsening

10/13/2021

Most of the time, hearing loss is gradual, meaning that it starts slow and gets worse as time progresses. Unfortunately, most types of hearing loss cannot be reversed, but...

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Factors in a successful hearing aid fitting

10/06/2021

Not all hearing aids are created equal, and if you don’t get a proper fitting, they won’t work very well.

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Having healthy hearing this fall

09/22/2021

There are so many things to do this fall, and you can make sure you enjoy them to the fullest by taking care of your hearing this fall!

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The risks of buying hearing aids online

09/15/2021

The audiologists at Active Hearing Health go detail about all the risks that consumers can run into when they purchase hearing aids online.

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Top reasons to go get a hearing test

09/08/2021

Most people assume that hearing tests are reserved for older individuals, but this is not true. Our audiologists go over the top reasons everyone should go to get a...

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Hearing loss misconceptions

09/01/2021

Despite hearing loss being one of the most common disabilities facing America today, it is often misunderstood.

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Earwax buildup and how to prevent it

08/25/2021

While a majority of the time earwax does not affect people, there are certain times when it can get out of control and build up to create blockages.

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Tips for new hearing aid users

08/18/2021

When someone then gets hearing aids for the first time, all the sounds and noises they had lost over time come back suddenly and can be jarring. These...

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Don’t put off seeking help for hearing loss

08/11/2021

Dr. Nikk goes over some of the reasons why it’s imperative that if you or a loved one are experiencing hearing loss that you get treatment right...

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Wearing hearing aids while working out

08/04/2021

With a bit of care and preparation, there’s no reason why you should not exercise with your hearing aids in.

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What to do when a loved one resists help for their hearing loss

07/28/2021

Here are some practical tips you can use recommended from Dr. Nikki to help your loved one make an appointment at Active Hearing Health.

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Protecting your hearing aids this summer

07/21/2021

Dr. Nikki has a few tips you can keep in mind to keep you involved in all the summer festivities while protecting your hearing aids at the same time.<...

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Healthy habits for better hearing

07/14/2021

By incorporating some of these healthy habits into your faily life you can reduce your risk of developing hearing loss and prolong the longevity of your ear health!<...

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What an audiologist can do for you

07/07/2021

Seeing an audiologist, as opposed to seeking online help, or visiting a big box store, comes with many benefits!

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Protecting your hearing this Fourth of July

06/30/2021

No matter if you are going to watch a professional display of fireworks, or maybe light off a few of your own, it’s important to know the...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of communicating with someone with hearing loss

06/23/2021

Here are some of Dr. Nikki’s do’s and don’ts when it comes to communication strategies to help limit misunderstandings and strengthen relationships between...

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How to take care of your ears while swimming

06/16/2021

The key to defending yourself against swimmer’s ear is to have a good offense. These tips can help you to avoid this painful condition.

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Traveling tips for those with hearing loss

06/09/2021

While traveling is usually the time for kicking off your shoes and relaxing, for those with a hearing impairment, traveling can actually be quite stressful. 

Utilizing...

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Signs its time to replace your hearing aids

06/02/2021

Hearing aids are complex tools, and so it is important to understand when the right time is to consider investing in a new pair.

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Ways to relieve your tinnitus

05/26/2021

Annoying at best, and debilitating at worst, there is, unfortunately, no “cure” for tinnitus, but there are some tricks you can utilize to lessen the symptoms. <...

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How to find the right hearing solution for you

05/19/2021

There are a ton of hearing solutions available, and finding the right one for your particular needs can be tricky. Following these tips can help.

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Beginner’s guide to different hearing aid styles

05/12/2021

Check out our beginners guide to hearing aids, so you can get a basic understanding of what is going to work best for you.

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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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