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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!

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Don’t Believe the Hype: Hearing Health Myths

Hearing loss is common throughout Utah and the rest of the country. Approximately 48 million Americans experience hearing impairment to a certain degree; that translates to one in five people in American Fork. Even those with perfect hearing probably have some misconceptions about hearing loss. Separating myth from reality will enable you to spot the […]

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Tips for Getting Water Out of Your Ears

Summertime in American Fork means backyard barbecues, baseball games, and floating down the river. This latter activity is a great way to beat the Utah heat but can lead to a painful infection and temporary hearing loss should water become trapped in your ears. Be sure to remove built-up water before it leads to problems. […]

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Goggles Could Help Diagnose Vertigo

An estimated 40 percent of people in American Fork will experience dizziness or imbalance at some point in their lifetime. Balance disorders became more common as we age, and vertigo – an extreme form of dizziness that produces a sensation of spinning or movement – is one of the most widely-reported. Vertigo can be difficult […]

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Surprising Risk Factors for Hearing Loss in Utah

About one in five residents of American Fork has hearing loss. Many can blame the usual suspects: advancing age, noise exposure or trauma. But there are other factors that can lead to hearing loss in Utah – and some of them are bound to surprise you. Unexpected Causes of Hearing Impairment According to your American […]

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Hearing Loss Linked to Higher Drug & Alcohol Use

If you have hearing loss in American Fork – especially if you are younger than 50 – you’re twice as likely to misuse prescription opioids, according to a new national study. Your odds of abusing alcohol and other drugs are also higher. This makes early detection and treatment extremely important. Hearing Loss & Substance Abuse […]

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