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Better Hearing and Speech Month

Better Hearing and Speech Month May 1 – Fact 1 According to the World Health Organization (WHO), disabling hearing loss affects 466 million people worldwide. The American Speech-Language-Hearing AssociationNebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association Read More May 2 – Fact 2 According to the Veteran Affairs research, Hearing Loss is the leading war injury current war veterans face. Read More  May …

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Health Benefits

Health Benefits Hearing Balance Brain Without Treatment With Treatment Mental Health Individuals who reported having untreated hearing loss of a moderate or worse degree are more likely to use mental health services for psychosocial disorders such as depression.1 Mental Health The risk of dementia is present with ALL severities of hearing loss! It doubles with mild hearing …

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Prevalence of Dizziness and Imbalance

The Prevalence of Dizziness and Imbalance in those 65+is approximately 20% – 30%. As the population ages, we have a growing number of patients who commonly report feelings of unsteadiness, lightheadedness or true vertigo. These symptoms often lead to falls which can cause injury, hospitalization or disability. As the causes for these symptoms are multi-factorial, …

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Better Brains

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month You can take care of yourself by taking care of your brain. It’s what makes you, YOU! Our brains are like any other muscle in our body; they need frequent exercise. The exciting news is that brain exercises come in a variety of forms. These include art, music, …

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Dizziness and Vertigo Post COVID-19

Some coronavirus patients have reported prolonged illnesses and atypical symptoms, dubbed “COVID long-haulers.” These complications include heart damage, lung damage, neurological disorders as well as dizziness. In a survey of nearly 640 long-haulers, about one-third experienced earaches and two-thirds had dizziness and vertigo (Assaf et al, 2020). To date, there seems to be “no predictable pattern” as to …

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One Day Without Shoes

Drop-Off Location We are excited to be a drop-off location for One Day Without Shoes. Donate new or gently used wearable footwear. Every Year Complete Hearing gets to be part of the Day Without Shoes event that Cornhusker Bank and The People’s City Mission put on in April.  https://youtu.be/WF67p3puoT8

Cochlear CoPilot

Cochlear Americas is introducing a new app for iPhone users. Cochlear CoPilot offers strategies and exercises in the brain and listening rehabilitation for new implant recipients.