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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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