Dr. Aaron Haug

Neurology
Englewood, CO
16 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

Thursday: 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Spinal cord cavity: Hydromyelia refers to excess spinal fluid in the central canal of the spinal cord. Syringomyelia is when the spinal fluid dissects into the spinal cor... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Adaptive therapy: Swallowing dysfunction (dysphagia) is common in progressive supranuclear palsy (psp). Speech therapy can provide interventions ranging from swallowing... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Likely OK: Keppra (levetiracetam) and endep (amitriptyline) are separate classes of medications and have no known significant interactions. Caution is always adv... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Probably yes: Even if a person is blind, the eyes will likely close during sleep. Excessive dryness of the eyes can occur if the eyes remain open at night, which ca... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Migraines?: If you are taking ergotamine, then someone has likely determined that your attacks are migraines. Migraines are a very common problem, but their cause... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Usually stress: 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
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Nerve problem.: Burning, prickly sensations usually indicate some sort of nerve problem. A burning or numb sensation in the hands and arms is often from carpal tunnel... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
See an ENT: Recovery rates from bell's palsy vary widely. When symptoms first appear, steroids (such as prednisone) improve recovery, and anti-virals (such as Acy... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Rare disease: Poor sleep (insomnia) is extremely common, and can be caused by anything from stress, depression, poor sleep hygiene, or other medical problems. Fatal... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Severe numbness.: Injury to the dorsal root ganglion (ganglionopathy) usually results in severe numbness without much in the way of other symptoms.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Usually stress: Eyelid twitching is a phenomenon experienced by many people. Most frequently, it is triggered by stress, often in combination with sleep deprivation a... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Several causes: Trembling hands, also known as tremor, has many possible causes. These include neurological conditions such as essential tremor and parkinson disease,... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Nerve pinching: Numbness is usually caused by a problem with nerves. Nerves can be temporarily irritated by pressure, such as could occur when carrying heavy bags. Fi... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Many possbilities: There are many possible causes of dystonia. Some are genetic, some are "secondary, " which means they are caused by something else, including possibly... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Likely OK: Migraleve pink contains paracetamol, codeine, and buclizine. These are all classes of medications distinct from the triptans (like sumatriptan), so it... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Yes: Double vision frequently occurs along with bpv, as well as with other types of vertigo.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Get bigger: The word hypertrophic is based on hypertrophy, which is when cells (such as muscle cells) enlarge. The part "trophic" on its own does not mean anythin... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Yes.: There are many medical conditions that can cause temporary blindness. These can include blockage of the arteries in the eyes, or strokes in the area o... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Get checked: There is a type of headaches known as sex headaches, where sexual activity or orgasm can cause a severe headache. Sometimes this is nothing to worry a... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Headache prevention: Depakote (valproic acid) is one of several medicines that can reduce the intensity and frequency of headaches (including migraines) when taken on a re... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Stress/ immobility: Anything that stresses the body, such as physical illness, mental stress, or the strain of surgery, can worsen RLS and other movement disorders. You m... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Possibly: It depends on what you mean by a daze. Syncope is the medical word for passing out, which means a full loss of consciousness. Another (rarer) thing th... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Side effects.: There are many medications used to treat parkinson's disease, though unfortunately there is no cure at the present time. Most of these medications wor... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Can be effective: Medical marijuana has been legal in colorado for several years, and was approved for recreational use within the past year. It is still illegal under ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Usually twice a day: It depends on the reason that you are taking Trileptal (oxcarbazepine), but usually it is a twice a day medicine and the doses should be taken roughly... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Several causes.: 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 pinch on t... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Avoid excess: Some medications, including Trileptal (oxcarbazepine), increase the sensitivity of the skin to ultraviolet radiation. This increases the risk of sunbu... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
200 mg daily: The typical dose of Lamotrigine (lamictal) for bipolar disorder maintenance therapy is 200 mg daily. Individual variability is always a factor, so low... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Maybe.: Imitrex (sumatriptan) and Methocarbamol (robaxin) are different classes of medications and are sometimes used in combination. Any time multiple medica... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Multiple medicines: There are numerous treatment options available for parkinson's disease. Other medications include Dopamine agonists (requip, mirapex, neupro), as well... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Possibly.: Fatigue and sleepiness can often be related to poor working memory, and in these cases stimulants are sometimes helpful. Stimulants have possible side... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Usually painful: Temporal arteritis is a condition that involves inflammation of the blood vessels, particularly in the area around the temples. Other symptoms can inc... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
See a doctor.: Stomach pain and diarrhea lasting several days may indicate a serious medical problem. Some viruses such as one that causes a liver problem known as h... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Rare.: There have been very rare reported cases of a syndrome that looks like parkinson's disease in patients with lupus that improves with treatment of the ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Depends.: The standard treatment for epilepsy is medication. Some non-medication options can be used in addition to medication. Hypnosis and other things that ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Quite possibly.: Lexapro (escitalopram) is helpful for many conditions, including anxiety and depression.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Hypoglycemia: If you have not eaten for a while and are hungry, then you may also have low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia. Tremor and dizziness are symptoms of hypogl... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Usually not: There are some unusual forms of epilepsy where flashing lights or bright lights can trigger a seizure, but most people are not affected by even prolon... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Anxiety.: Valium and xanax (alprazolam) are the brands names of two types of medications known as benzodiazepines. These medications are most commonly used for ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
CC: The connection between the cerebral hemispheres is the corpus callosum.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Still more.: Some of the connection between the areas of the brain in the so-called "white matter regions" continue to develop as late as age 25 or 30.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Possible: It is definitely possible. Ocular migraines have been reported in children as young as 2 years old. A thorough eye examination should be performed to ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Result of stroke: Strokes cause damage to brain cells. Days, months, or even years later, the area damaged by the stroke can sometimes be a source of seizures. In older... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Ulnar neuropathy: The ulnar nerve is the "funny bone nerve" and passes through a groove in the elbow. Even if your injury was years ago, there may have been a change in... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 years experience
Regularly is best: Amitriptyline is effective as a medicine to prevent migraines, making migraines less intense and less frequent over time. It is not dangerous to miss ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 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
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 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
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 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
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 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
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 16 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
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
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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