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  • alternatives to opioids, alernatives to pain meds, colorado natural medicine and acupuncture

    Opioids: Why Worry & What are the Natural Alternatives

    You may live in a beautiful suburb of a big city.  You may have a great job, a wonderful family, and a few fun hobbies.  It may seem like you have it all - and maybe you do. But i
  • acupuncture and chi, why to balance chi, colorado natural medicine and acupuncture, 80104

    What Does it Mean to Balance Your Chi and Why it Matters

    Have you ever wondered how acupuncture really works?  Do you wonder why needles are put in certain areas, why some needles hurt more than others, or why you feel so different after a session?
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    CBD (Cannibidiol): Dangerous Drug or Healthy Alternative?

    Marijuana.    What comes to mind when you think about it?  Is it drug users and hippies?  Is it government laws and money?  Or maybe it’s just a gray
  • self care ideas, self care tips, self care plan, colorado natural medicine and acupuncture, castle rock

    Self Care – Luxury or Necessity?

    Sure would be nice to get a massage, wouldn’t it?  Or that acupuncture treatment you’ve been wanting to calm your nerves lately?  Or just a quiet evening to yourself?
  • anxiety and acupuncture, colorado natural medicine and acupuncture, castle rock 80104

    Anxiety & Acupuncture – Help or Hype?

    The best way for me to describe it is as though I was acutely aware of all of the bad things that could happen and it all kept racing through my mind most minutes of the day.  I was al
  • best place to buy herbal supplements, colorado natural medicine and acupuncture

    Best and Safest Way to Buy Herbal Supplements

    It’s been recommended that you try natural herbal supplements, or, you’ve heard or read that a certain type of supplement may be able to help your condition. You then visit a na
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    Hormone Diet: Create Balance in Your 30s, 40s, and Beyond

    Most of us will experience it.  The moment when we realize that what we’ve always done has simply stopped working.   When weight is creeping up even though your exercise rou
  • dietary supplements use long term, how long to take supplements, supplement safety, colorado natural medicine and acupuncture

    Supplements: Can and Should You Take Them Long Term

    Supplements. They can do us wonders. Maybe it’s better sleep, less pain, lower blood pressure, or balanced hormones. Maybe it’s more energy, smoother bowel movements, or improve
  • Best diet 2018 for weight loss, health, energy, safe diet, colorado natural medicine, castle rock colorado

    Best Diet for 2018: Weight Loss, Energy, Improve Health

      Just thinking about writing this blog makes our heads spin! It seems as though there is a new diet being touted every day. Whether it’s how to lose weight fas
  • What is the best way to detox, detox diet, detoxing, colorado natural medicine and acupuncture

    What is a Detox Diet? 3 Steps to Help You Detoxify Your Body

    The sluggishness. The bloating. Those extra pounds that you need to jump start to shed. The weeks of overindulging, the wondering if you have a food allergy, or the noting of endless
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    Genetic Testing

    Have you seen them? The commercials around each holiday, providing ideas and inspiration for the perfect gift for a loved one? If you’ve seen any television lately, you probabl
  • Flu 2018 natural remedies, alternative treatment, prevention, flu 2018 colorado, colorado natural medicine

    Prevention and Natural Remedies for Flu 2018

    Have you heard about this year’s flus? It’s being touted as one of the worst we’ve seen in years. It’s hard to miss the the news reports about this deadly sic
  • Jordan Bernard, Nurse Practitioner, hormone replacement therapy, regenerative medicine, colorado natural medicine and acupuncture, castle rock co

    Meet Our New Provider – Jordan Bernard

    Do you feel that something is off in your body, but your general practitioner tells you everything is normal? Has anyone told you it could be your hormones but you don’t know where to tur
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    Will a B-12 Shot Help Me Lose Weight?

    Whether it’s a new year, a new season approaching, a vacation on the horizon, or just the fact that clothes don’t fit like they used to, whatever the reason is for losing weight, the
  • Can allergies be cured, natural remedy for allergies, allergy drops, allergy remedies, castle rock co, colorado natural medicine and accupuncture

    Can Your Allergies Be Cured?

    Did you know that you may be able to get rid of those pesky allergies for good? Yes, that means that the inhaler you carry around, the steroids you take, and/or the allergy sprays and p
  • stress free holidays, relax during the holidays, stay healthy during holidays, colorado natural medicine

    Don’t Let Stress Ruin Your Holidays

    Are you knee-high in decorations, cookies, songs, and events, all geared to celebrate the holidays but end up stressing you out? Does it seem fun at the beginning only to be overdone
  • holiday depression, holiday grief, seasonal depression, colorado natural medicine and acupuncture, castle rock

    3 Tips for Grief at the Holidays

    For me, it’s like being in a fog between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. I go through the motions, but there is no authentic joy. I cringe at most Christmas songs, I don’t ha
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    Keeping kids healthy during cold and flu season

    KIDS! Do you ever feel like they’re a walking germ factory?! And it seems to never fail that when they do get sick, it’s at the most inopportune times. Which for all the
  • natural cure for anxiety / stress, colorado natural medicine and acupuncture, castle rock

    The Dangers of Anxiety & How to Calm It

                 “For me, it was a personal secret that I kept hidden from others.  For one, I didn’t know if it was just th
  • herbal vs pharmaceutical drugs, colorado natural medicine and acupuncture

    Natural Herbs vs. Pharmaceutical Drugs: What’s Best for You?

    Have you ever found yourself in a health food store, overwhelmed by the amount of vitamins, minerals, and herbs available?  Have you ever wondered if they really work or
  • Natural test and treatment for IBS, irritable bowel syndrome, Colorado Natural Medicine and Acupuncture, Castle Rock

    Stop the Suffering! IBS Functional Medicine Tests & Treatments

    Ugh. We’ve all experienced it. And it is not fun. Cramping, bloating, gas, diarrhea or constipation. Whether from food, stress, hormones, or even a virus, a digestive tract upset is m
  • treatment for chronic stress, acupuncture, castle rock, Colorado Natural Medicine

    Is Chronic Stress Controlling Your Life? 3 Things to do Today to Stop it

    Stress.  Sometimes an overused word that many of us have become immune to as it just seems to be an accepted part of everyday life.  Work needs to get done.  Chores n
  • heartburn remedy, heartburn remedies, colorado natural medicine and acupuncture, castle rock

    4 Natural Ways to Stop the Burning and Heal Heartburn!

    The frustrating food and drink choices.  The worry of forgetting the antacid.  The burning pain that just seems to keep coming back. Or maybe it’s medication inducing stomac
  • Functional Medicine Lab Testing, Functional Medicine Doctor Castle Rock Coloradao

    The Wave of the Future: Functional Medicine Labs & How They Could Save Your Life

    What if your body gave off markers to future disease or pain that could be used to detect and treat them before the disease ever appeared?   What if current disease and pain co
  • Colorado Natural Medicine, Natural Sleep aid

    4 Natural Remedies for Better Sleep

    The sound of stillness in the air.  The tranquil darkness of the room.  The cozy feel of the bed.  After a long day this picture sounds calming, inviting, and divine, doesn’t i
  • functional medicine, holistic medicine, natural medicine, castle rock colorado

    Functional Medicine: Why It Could Change Your Life

    Our guess is that you’ve probably experienced it.  You have a health issue that you want to address with your general practitioner so you make an appointment, meet with the doctor, and h
  • Colorado natural medicine, massage, cupping, castle rock

    Cupping: What does it feel like?

    So, what is this cupping you keep hearing about REALLY like?  Since offering cupping as a separate treatment at Colorado Natural Medicine + Acupuncture, we’ve been getting this q
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    A New Alternative for Optimal Mental Health: Holistic Counseling

    Life isn’t always easy.  It can be raw, overwhelming, and confusing at times.  The older we grow, the more experiences we have, and the more challenging it can become to achieve the
  • Colorado natural medicine and acupuncture, castle rock 80104

    3 Steps to Changing Your Life with Acupuncture

    Has something been bothering you physically or emotionally?  Do you feel anxious not knowing what’s wrong or how to fix it?  Are you looking for a natural approach to your health th
  • stress relief, adrenal fatigue, colorado natural medicine, castle rock

    Killer Stress: The stress / cortisol connection

    Stress!!! It's a killer!! Literally and figuratively! The Stress Stigma Our culture tends to wear stress like a badge of honor.  We're multitasking like crazy, "carving
  • holistic health tips during holidays, preventative health care during winter travel

    Stay Healthy During Holiday Travel

    This holiday season, give yourself the gift of health!  No, I don't mean a gift certificate to our clinic (although we do have those available!).  Prepare yourself for the onslaught o
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    Colds and Flu – Prevention with Naturopathic Medicine

    It's that time of year again...cold and flu season.  As a Naturopathic Doctor and Acupuncturist,  I am often asked how I am able to ward off so many colds throughout the season. After
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    Is the Olympic Cupping Craze For You Too?

    The Purple Dot Craze At The Summer Games Have you noticed the purple, bruise-like trend among the Rio 2016 Olympic athletes? It's cupping! From swimming to track and field, athlete
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    Eight Easy, Inexpensive Ways to Detox

    Detoxification seems to be a major buzz word in the holistic health community, but what does it actually mean? Detoxification is actually what our bodies do naturally to neutralize, transfo
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    FREE 7 Day Clean Eating Challenge

    Are you ready for a fresh start this Spring? Spring is the perfect time to recommit to your health, wellness, and fitness. If you're looking for a natural, clean, effective way
  • allergies

    Why Suffer? Beat Allergies Naturally!

    With allergy season upon us, I am often asked how I am able to remain allergy-free throughout the season (well, with perhaps one or two days of sneezing or itchy eyes). After all, I was a heavy all
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    Rediscover Restful Sleep Naturally

    When was the last time you fell asleep within minutes, and woke up feeling rested? At least 60 million Americans experience sleeplessness to a point that they seek support from a medical provider.
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    The Ultimate Nutrition Makeover

    Are you ready to make 2016 your healthiest, fittest, most energized year yet?  Are you ready for change, but uncertain of what to do first?  Are you struggling to make sense of all th
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    Five Things to Make 2016 Your Healthiest Year Yet

    Here are five great ways to get healthy in 2016. Thanks for reading!  #1: Learn to practice gratitude  If you make one new year’s resolution this year, and only one, then
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    SPECIALS! Give the Gift of Health

    Holiday shopping? Need ideas? We have a gift for you! See our discounts: Consider giving the gift of immeasurable value this holiday season…the gift of HEALTH, wellness, & relaxa
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    Acupuncture SPECIAL + Healthy Holiday Help Guide

    Acupuncture SPECIAL To really help you get a handle on stress during the holiday season we are offering a de-stress package of Acupuncture. This therapy will bathe your body with healthy ho
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    Parker Naturopathic Doctor

    Parker Naturopath, Natural Doctor, or whenever you are looking for a holistic doctor, We can help with any alternative medicine you need for natural healing.  If you live in or around Parker a
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    Colds and Flu – Faster Recovery Using Naturopathic Medicine

    2 Naturopathic Tricks I use to BEAT THE FLU: Vitamin D3 - If you definitely have the flu (high fever, body aches, respiratory symptoms, cough, congestion, runny nose), then take 25,000
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    Breathe New Life into Vegetables

    by: Andrea Laine White, Certified Nutrition Therapy Practitioner We’ve all heard that we should eat more vegetables, that vegetables are good for us…but why?  Perh
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    Castle Rock Nutritionist

    Are you looking for a nutritionist to help you lose weight, gain back energy and vitality, or simply find new ways of cooking and eating that are healthier for you and your family? Andrea W
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    Mood, Skin, Weight Loss & Your Gut

    by: Andrea Laine White, Certified Nutrition Therapy Practitioner   In part 1 of this blog series, we established the importance of a healthy gut, both healthy gut flora or bacteria and an
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    Good Health Starts in the Gut

    All disease begins in the gut. - Hippocrates by: Andrea Laine White, Certified Nutrition Therapy Practitioner As Hippocrates stated long ago, the importance of gut health cannot be over
  • Adrenal Fatigue, Kalish, Adrenal Fatigue Doctor

    Denver Adrenal Doctor, Certified Kalish Method Practitioner

    Dr. Adam Graves is a Denver Adrenal Doctor, Certified in the Kalish Method. He specializes in adrenal fatigue, adrenal exhaustion and adrenal insufficiency. He has seen hundreds of patients' to
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    The Truth About Exercise: Popular Weight Loss Myths Debunked

    by: Andrea Laine White, Certified Nutrition Therapy Practitioner Myth: The formula for weight loss is eating less and exercising more. Truth: We are all biochemically and situationally un
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    Recovering From Adrenal Fatigue, Part 2

    In Part 1 of this series, we introduced the syndrome adrenal fatigue - what it is, how to determine if you have it, and  nutritional recommendations and lifestyle changes to recover from it.
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    Acupuncture for Anxiety, Depression & Mood

    Do you suffer from mood issues but don't want to take medications? You feel on edge, irritable, have trouble relaxing, easily stressed out, or just not yourself.   Or have you tried medica
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    Shoulder Pain & Acupuncture

    Do you have shoulder pain? Are you wondering if acupuncture can help? If you answered "Yes" to either of those questions that you have found the right place. Shoulder pain affects million
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    Nutrition Solutions for Total Body Health

    Do you have questions about what you should be eating? Do you need dietary support for a specific condition such as adrenal fatigue, food intolerances & sensitivities, or perimenopause
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    Recovering From Adrenal Fatigue, Part 1

    Do you find you have difficulty getting up in the morning? Do you wake feeling unrested? Do you find you have a general lack of energy? Do everyday tasks require more effort? Has your sex d
  • Seasonal Allergies Begone with Raw, Local Honey & Acupuncture

    Raw Local Honey Could allergy relief be found in a daily teaspoon of raw local honey? As bees pick up pollen from one flower to the next, that pollen is then transferred to their honey. Eating a
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    Are My Hormones Out of Balance?

    Are you feeling off? Are you wondering if your hormones are out of balance? Have you been to your regular physician and they just want you on birth control? Or  have they tested your hormones
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    3 reasons weight loss fails!

    Its that time of year, maybe you are considering a diet, are in the middle of one, or have already given up due to lack of time, results or hectic life schedule getting in the way. Well hopefu
  • highlands ranch naturopath, homeopath

    Castle Rock Naturopath, Naturopathic medicine, Acupuncture

    Castle Rock Naturopath, Castle Rock Doctor or whenever you are looking for a holistic doctor, Dr. Adam Graves can help with any alternative medicine you need for natural healing. &nb
  • adrenal fatigue, kalish

    Stressed, Exhausted, Tired and ……

    Many of my patients come to me because they have fatigue. They have gone to their primary care doctor and he/she has checked their blood work which comes back normal. Their doctor tells them they a
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    MTHFR, Methylation, Epigenetics, SNPs, …..genetics and your health!

    Epigenetics and/or nutrigenomics is the science of how our personal genetic makeup interacts with nutrition to produce disease, health and wellness. Without going into hours of lecture on biochemis
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    Food as addicting as cocaine, Here’s how to beat your addiction!

    Finally studies and the media are showing what naturopaths have known for years. Let’s start with... The Bad News Food is addictive just like drugs. High sugar and high fat fo
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    Castle Rock Acupuncture

    Are you wondering  if  acupuncture can help you with your health issues? Anxiety, depression, trouble sleeping, fatigue, infertility, endomietriosis, menopause, digestive issues, and the
  • Food allergy testing

    Food allergy, Hidden and delayed food allergy testing

    What are hidden and delayed food allergies?   Millions of Americans suffer from the symptoms of food allergy or intolerance and don’t know it.  Common foods eat
  • ADHD, natural, holistic, treatments

    Natural Solutions for ADHD or ADD

    Treating children with ADD/ADHD medication can be a doubled edge sword. One side is that the medications can be effective and help provide relief; the other side is that they can have severe advers
  • IBS, homeopathy, holistic, food allergy

    IBS – Its not just all in your head!

    Many of my patients come to me with digestive issues such as gas, bloating, pain, constipation and diarrhea to name a few. They visited their primary care doctor who may or may not have referr
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    Low Energy, Fatigue, Burned out?

    Almost Every day a new patient comes into my office and shares a similar story. It often goes something like this, "Over the last few years I have just been exhausted. I feel tired all day lon
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    Natural Treatments for digestion

    Everyday patients come to my office looking for help with their digestive complaints. Patients are suffering from a wide range of symptoms such as heartburn, nausea, indigestion, bloating, pain, Ca
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    Intro

    Hi, welcome to Dr Graves’ blog Welcome, since this is the first blog. We have to start with the basics about who I am, what I do, and who should see me, after that , this blog will be mostly
  • Functional medicine Doctor, highlands ranch, Denver, Colorado springs

    Functional Medicine Doctor, Colorado Springs, Denver, Castle Rock, Highland Ranch

    Many people these days are turning to functional medicine not only to help treat their health conditions but also to optimize their health. Some of the reasons patients come to me is because they a
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    Acupuncture for Shoulder, Neck Pain

    Now that summer is here, I have been seeing more and more patients with shoulder pain and injuries. Whether it is from golfing, biking, hiking, climbing, baseball, arthritis, tendonitis, etc., acup
  • holisttic, homeopathic, asthma, allergy

    Asthma, Allergies, Eczema, Homeopathic, Natural Medicine and Acupuncture

    Having suffered from severe eczema, allergies and asthma lead me into the study of natural medicine. Helping kids and families treat these allergic disorders with natural medicines in one of my fav
  • Acupuncture, Stroke, castle Rock, highands ranch

    Acupuncture for Stroke

    A recent study showed that acupuncture helps regenerate brain and nerve cells after stroke. Electro acupuncture increases growth factors in the brain. Another study also showed that stroke patients
  • food Allergy testing

    Food Allergy Testing Denver, Highlands Ranch, Castle Rock

    Numerous patients come to me looking for help, wondering if food allergies could be causing some of their health issues. The difference between food allergies, food sensitivities/delayed allergies
  • Acupuncture, Infertility, Highlands Ranch

    Acupuncture, IVF, and infertility

    If you or your spouse is considering IUI or IVF then acupuncture and Chinese medicine should be considered to increase the effectiveness of the treatment. Acupuncture is a safe and effective proced
  • Kalish Method Doctor

    Kalish Method Doctor, Denver,

    Are you exhausted and burned out? You may have adrenal fatigue. Are you looking for a Kalish Certified Practitioner? One of the best treatments for fatigue, depression, overweight, female
  • homeopathic, natural treatment, ear infection

    Homeopathic, Natural Treatments for Frequent Ear Infections

    Recurrent ear infections are something I see very often in my practice. Finding and treating the root cause is usually simple. Most of the time children come to my office with recurrent ear infecti
  • adrenal fatigue doctor, denver, highlands ranch

    Adrenal Fatigue, Exhaustion and Burnout!

    Do you suffer from fatigue, exhaustion, trouble focusing, nervousness and sleep disturbances? You may have adrenal fatigue? In today's culture I treat patients with adrenal issues on a daily ba
  • Homeopathic, acupuncture, asthma, allergies

    Preventing Asthma, Allergies and Ezcema with Natural Medicine

    One core philosophy of natural medicine in prevention...so when it comes to allergies, asthma and eczema, there are a few things that can be extremely beneficial to future children of parents
  • infertility, acupuncture, castle rock, highlands ranch

    Infertility, Hormone Issues and Plastics

    A new study has linked plastics and chemicals to a higher rate of infertility. Couples that struggled with infertility had three to five times the amount of phthalates
  • homeopathic, acupuncture, holistic , hypertension, blood pressure

    Natural Solutions for High Blood pressure

    High blood pressure affects millions of men and women across the US. Many people are looking for alternatives, homeopathic, natural medicine instead of their prescription medication to keep th
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    Highlands Ranch Holistic, Naturopathic Doctor

    Homeopathic Doctor, Naturopath, Highlands Ranch Homeopathic, Highlands Ranch Naturopath, Natural Doctor, or whenever you are looking for a holistic doctor, Dr. Adam Graves can help with any
  • Infertility, IVF, acupuncture

    A Good Story on Infertility and Acupuncture by CBS News

    Can Acupuncture Help You Conceive? By Raksha Shetty (CBS)  It's estimated that after a year of trying to conceive, 10 percent of American couples are unable to get pregna
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    12 tips to start the New Year!

    1) Get at least 8 hours of "RESTFUL" sleep.  Getting enough sleep helps lower heart disease, can aid in weight loss and boost your memory! If you are having trouble falling or stayin

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