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Dr. Aaron Haug

Neurology
Englewood, CO
15 years experience male

Locations

Blue Sky Neurology

Englewood, CO

Address

499 E. Hampden Ave, Suite 360, Englewood, CO
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

7202740064

About

Bio

Dr. Haug was born and raised in Kansas. He attended undergraduate at Creighton University and then earned his medical degree at the University of Kansas. He completed neurology residency as well as fellowship in movement disorders at the University of Colorado, including a year as Chief Resident. His medical interests include Parkinson disease, tremor, and other movement disorders, as well as general neurology. Outside the office, he likes to spend time with his wife, run, and ski.

Specialties
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Neurology

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136 Answers
7 Agrees
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
No.: It is not possible to do a brain transplant. It seems unlikely that this will ever be possible, as there are almost an infinite number of connections ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Possible.: Twitches of the eyelids are a very common symptom. The most common cause is stress, often in association with sleep deprivation and other factors such... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Possible: Neurofibromatosis type i can sometimes involve optic nerve gliomas (tumors of the main nerve for the eye), and this can definitely affect vision. Disc... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Not a good idea.: Paxil (paroxetine) and other ssri anti-depressants should not be stopped cold turkey- this can cause a withdrawal syndrome. Talk with whomever prescri... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
No.: Keppra is metabolized by the kidneys, whereas yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) (and most oral contraceptive pills) are metabolized by the l... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Many options.: The first step is maintaining good sleep hygiene, such as going to bed and waking up at the same time every day. Over-the-counter medications such as ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
It depends: Tremors can have multiple different causes, ranging from sleep deprivation and too much caffeine, to anxiety, to medical conditions such as essential ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Not together.: Amoxil and Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) are similar antibiotics and should not be taken together.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Some side effects: Geodon (ziprasidone) and Risperdal are in the class of medications known as neuroleptics. While taking these, patients can sometimes develop symptoms ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Yes.: Light sensitivity, particularly for bright or glaring light, is common with rp. Other symptoms can include night blindness, decreased peripheral visio... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Many causes.: Dizziness can be either vertigo (sensation of things moving) or light-headed. There are many possible causes of vertigo. These range from inner ear pr... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Autoimmune condition: Multiple sclerosis (ms) is a condition in which the body's immune system attacks itself rather than just attacking infections. Symptoms of ms generall... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Possibly.: Weight gain is possible with either of these medications, but would be a more typical side effect of abilify (aripiprazole).
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Many options.: There are many medications that can be helpful for anxiety. In the long term, medications such as lexapro, zoloft, paxil, (paroxetine) and Prozac are ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
No: There is no known scientific connection between masturbation and memory loss. If you are having memory loss, discuss your symptoms with your doctor.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Yes: Decreased appetite is a common side effect of topamax (topiramate). This is not dangerous, but can cause weight loss. Other possible side effects of t... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Possibly: ANA is a screening test for autoimmune conditions. That titer may be consistent with autoimmune disease, but not everyone with an elevated ANA titer i... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
UTI: Those symptoms suggest that you may have an infection, such as a urinary tract infection (UTI) or even kidney infection (pyelonephritis). You should s... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Movement disorders: Both huntington's and parkinson's cause changes in the way a person moves, and are known as movement disorders. The main symptom of huntington's is ch... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Blood flow: When you stand up, there can be a temporary decreased in blood flow to the brain. The blood vessels have to tighten up a little bit, and the heart has... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Yes; Possibly.: Cervical dystonia is an imbalance in muscle activity of the neck muscles, which can cause abnormal postures or shaking. It is also known as torticolli... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Weakness: Hemiplegia means weakness affecting half of the body, such as the right arm and right leg. You should see a neurologist.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Many causes: There are many different causes of numbness and tingling. These can range from rapid heavy breathing (hyperventilation) or anxiety to neurological pro... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Treat inflammation.: Arteritis refers to inflammation of arteries. This is not something that can be removed by surgery, but often is something that can be treated by anti... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Radiculitis.: Radiculitis refers to inflammation of the nerve root. A more general term for any problem with spinal nerve roots (including compression) is radiculop... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
It depends: Progressive supranuclear palsy (psp) can present with a variety of symptoms. Although there is not a cure, symptomatic medication treatments and thera... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Possible side effect: Soma (carisoprodol) and Baclofen both had sleepiness as one of their main potential side effects. Discuss how you can take these medications (dose, fr... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Mild weakness: Recent research has shown that patients with parkinson disease can have mild weakness. However, it is common for patients to feel weaker than they are... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Migraines: One possible reason for queasiness (nausea) and sensitivity to smells (osmophobia) is migraine. This is possible even if a person does not have the ty... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Many.: There can be a virus infection of the brain (encephalitis) or the coverings of the brain (meningitis). Symptoms can range from headache and stiff neck... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Possibly. : Clonazepam (klonopin) is a benzodiazepine, and the body can build up tolerance to this medications over time. This is similar to how the body can buil... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Probably: Gabapentin (neurontin) is a medication that can be helpful for nerve-related ("neuropathic") pain. Such pain can have multiple causes- a pinched nerve... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
No.: Smoking marijuana and smoking cigarettes are both bad ideas if you have an incision in your mouth- it will impair wound healing.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Habits, medicine.: Developing good habits related to sleep, so-called sleep hygiene, may be helpful. More information here: http://www.Sleepfoundation.Org/article/ask-th... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Lots of reasons.: There are some medical problems that can be associated with insomnia. A lot of times sleep problems are due to poor sleep habits, also known as sleep ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
A certain type: Dementia refers to thinking and memory problems that are severe enough to impair a person's ability to do their normal activities. Alzheimer disease i... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Probably OK: Prozac (fluoxetine) is a mood/depression medication that works on serotonin. Sinemet is a medicine most commonly used for parkinson disease that works... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Treatment options: There are several treatments available for dystonia. The most permanent of these is probably deep brain stimulation surgery. Other options are medicat... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Possibly: Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine. This is a class of medication that is similar in effect to alcohol, and can be helpful for anxiety. It is best... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Several causes: Tremors have many possible causes. These include neurological conditions such as essential tremor and parkinson disease, but also other causes such as... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Nerves or brain: This sort of severe numbness could have several possible causes, including with the nerves (neuropathy) or in the spinal cord, brainstem, or brain its... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Yes.: Patients that have undergone deep brain stimulation (dbs) surgery are able to do pretty much everything that they could do before the surgery. Trauma ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Yes.: Magnesium can be helpful as a migraine preventative medication, reducing the frequency and intensity of migraines. Also be aware that in some women, e... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Several causes.: Arm and hand numbness is usually related to a problem with the nerves. There can be a pinch on the nerve in the wrist (carpal tunnel syndrome) or a pi... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Low blood to brain.: Light-headedness is usually caused by a decrease in blood flow to the brain. This can occur with position changes, such as standing up suddenly. It ca... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Several causes.: Arm and hand numbness is usually related to a problem with the nerves. There can be a pinch on the nerve in the wrist (carpal tunnel syndrome) or a pi... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Sleep hygiene.: Sleep hygiene refers to measures that encourage good quality nighttime sleep. This includes: regular bed-time and wake-up time. Relaxing bedtime routi... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
Yes.: Although Lamotrigine (lamictal) is often helpful as a mood stabilizer, it can also sometimes cause irritability.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
It depends: Treatment options for strokes include a clot-busting medication (tpa) that can be given with the first 3 hours or so after the stroke. Treatments for ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 15 years experience
No.: ALD usually refers to adrenleukodystropy. Als usually refers to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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Jan 25, 2013
Dr Haug is a specialist in movement disorder neurology, and highly recommended for treatment of Parkinson's Disease and Essential Tremor.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Haug is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Haug is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I'm on 25mg right now and I have no changes in my moods..it's like taking air pills right now.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Needed to know what to do cause I hurt so bad I was screaming! banAna
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I have syringomyelia and this explains the answers to others well

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Kansas School of Medicine, KS
Graduated 2007MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HOSPITAL ANSCHUTZ INPATIENT

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HOSPITAL ANSCHUTZ INPATIENT

Awards

• Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
• Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award Nominee
Top Neurologist , First Place, Colorado - Winter
2013
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