In an effort to keep you up-to-date on the latest news concerning hearing loss and related disorders, Timpanogos Hearing & Balance frequently posts blog articles. Check back often for updates!
Fall Risk Reduction
While falling is a normal part of a young child’s life, it gets increasingly more dangerous the older you get. How Common Are Falls? Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults in American Fork and throughout the country. Lacerations, hip fractures and head traumas occur in 20 to […]
Can Hearing Aids Get Wet?
Much like your permed hair or suede shoes, hearing aids cannot get wet. While this may seem impossible, since your American Fork audiologist told you in order to get the most out of your hearing aid you would have to wear them all the time, it is quite easy once you know the rules. Hearing […]
Can Vertigo Be Treated?
Vertigo is a form of dizziness characterized by the feeling that you or your environment is moving or spinning, despite the lack of any actual movement. This sensation is brought on by disturbances in the inner ear or the brain. Types of Vertigo Peripheral vertigo is associated with problems in the inner ear. The vestibular system […]
10 Tips for Efficient Communication with the Hearing Impaired
Does someone you care about have hearing loss? There are 48 million people throughout Utah and the rest of the country with hearing loss; chances are you know at least one person. Communicating with someone who has hearing loss is often frustrating, for both of you. Instead of having them sit in their American Fork […]
Is There a Tinnitus Cure?
We live in a world of two-day shipping and immediate gratification. A consequence of this is that when an issue arises, we want it treated yesterday. So what happens when you have a problem that does not have an easy to find solution? Is there an actual tinnitus cure? The sensation of hearing a ringing […]