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Tips for Adrenal Health

Tips for Adrenal Health

Tips for Adrenal Health By Dr. Stephanie Karozos, MD Are you waking up at 3am every night, unable to fall back to sleep? Are you having difficulty falling asleep at night despite being tired during the day? Are you just plain tired all of the time? These are a few of...

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Here’s What Taking a Cold Shower Does to Your Body

Here’s What Taking a Cold Shower Does to Your Body

Article from GetPocket.com You already know the purported benefits of ice baths. Studies have shown that they’re one of the most effective ways to reduce delayed onset muscle soreness, perceived fatigue, muscle damage, and inflammation after physical exercise compared...

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Cold & Flu Prevention

Cold & Flu Prevention

Cold & Flu Prevention by Dr. Stephanie Karozos, MD The days are getting shorter and there is a chill in the air, which means cold and flu season is upon us! Here are some easy, affordable ways to prevent viral illnesses and enjoy winter to its fullest. Bundle up...

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Adaptogens: Bringing the Body Back into Balance

Adaptogens: Bringing the Body Back into Balance

Adaptogens: Bringing the Body Back into Balance by Stephanie Karozos, MD What are adaptogens? Adaptogens are a category of herbs and mushrooms that can help the body cope with physical or emotional stress. They help bring the body back to its natural state of balance,...

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What do we mean by Integrative and Functional Medicine?

What do we mean by Integrative and Functional Medicine?

By Dr. Stephanie Karozos, MD The goal of this post is to describe to the reader what we at Aspen Integrative Medicine mean when we say we practice Integrative and Functional medicine, as well as what to expect from a visit with an Integrative and Functional medicine...

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Dietary Supplements

Dietary Supplements

Dietary Supplements by Dr. Stephanie Karozos, MD Nearly 80% of US adults are taking one or more dietary supplements. From single herb supplements to blends to multivitamins, there are so many options that it can feel overwhelming at times. Supplements can be useful to...

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Sleep Hygiene

Sleep Hygiene

Insomnia consists of difficulty falling asleep at bedtime and waking up in the middle of the night, and it can have many causes.

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Fibromyalgia

See PDF Version Here. Diagnosis & Integrative Approach to TreatmentDr. Stephanie Karozos 10/17/19 Fibromyalgia❖ Chronic pain syndrome❖ Widespread muscle aches❖ Fatigue❖ Pain and stiffness❖ Soft tissue tenderness❖ Sleep disturbances❖ Unknown etiology❖ 8:1 female to...

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Integrative approach to IBS

See PDF Version Here. By Dr. Stephanie Karozos4/25/2019 IBS Pathophysiology:● Visceral hypersensitivity● Abnormal gut motility● Psychosocial factors○ Brain-gut interaction● Dysbiosis● Leaky gut● Following infection● Latent or potential celiac disease Diagnosing IBS●...

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Lowest Risk Of Death Among Those Exercising More

Lowest Risk Of Death Among Those Exercising More

AHA Newsroom research highlights: An analysis of physical activity and medical records for more than 100,000 people over 30 years found that individuals who performed the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ currently recommended range of duration of moderate...

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Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Liver Damage

Artificial sweeteners — specifically acesulfame potassium and sucralose — may interfere with your liver’s delicate detoxification process. Acesulfame potassium and sucralose — brand name Splenda — inhibited the activity of P-glycoprotein (PGP), a “defense protein”...

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Snowmass

We will begin meeting on Wednesday's at 8am starting December 1st at Fanny Hill (in front of Venga Venga) on Snowmass. Questions: Email John at jcleveland7@gmail.com

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Why You’re Not Healing

Have you ever felt like you are doing everything right but still can’t seem to get out of that mental fog? Maybe you are exercising and eating a “balanced diet” but still can’t shed the weight? Even with proper diet and exercise, supplements and “all natural” consumer...

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The Metaphysical Nature of Science, Medicine, and YOU

Metaphysical Nature of Science, Medicine, and YOU from Megan Haines 1. The Metaphysical Nature of Science, Medicine, and You John Hughes, D.O. Master of Theological Studies Midwestern University April 18, 2005 2. Where Are We Going Today?  “The shaman of tribal...

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Nature is Sacred Medicine Part 3

Nature is Sacred Medicine Part 3 from Megan Haines 1. The Circle of Nature: Life and Death Third Discussion in the Nature and Medicine Series Dr.John C. Hughes, D.O. Shaman Woo Du-An ACES at Hallum Lake Aspen, CO August 15, 2012 2. The Circle of Nature: Openness to...

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Nature is Sacred Medicine Part 1

Nature is Sacred Medicine Part 1 from Megan Haines 1. Nature As Medicine: We ARE Nature First Lecture in the Nature and Medicine Series Dr.John C. Hughes, D.O. ACES at Hallum Lake Aspen, CO July 18, 2012 2. We ARE Nature  I. We Are Animals (Mammals)  II. We are like...

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