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Robert N Alsever, FACE MD
(719) 584-4999
400 W 16th St
Pueblo, CO
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Kenneth Duane Dernovsek, MD
(719) 564-4500
1600 N Grand Ave Ste 140
Pueblo, CO
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Parkview Med Ctr, Pueblo, Co; St Mary-Corwin Reg Med Ctr, Pueblo, Co
Group Practice: Southern Colorado Clinic

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Raphael C Francisco, MD
(719) 560-4002
1925 E Orman Ave Ste A245
Pueblo, CO
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Philippines, Coll Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1994

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Robert Nichols Alsever, MD
(719) 584-4590
153 W Mangrum Ct
Pueblo West, CO
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Parkview Med Ctr, Pueblo, Co; St Mary-Corwin Reg Med Ctr, Pueblo, Co

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Howard Jay Kerstein, MD
(303) 394-2888
3865 Cherry Creek North Dr Ste 322
Denver, CO
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1966

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Dr.Kenneth Duane Dernovsek
(719) 564-4500
1600 N Grand Ave # 140
Pueblo, CO
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1977
Speciality
Endocrinologist
General Information
Hospital: Parkview Med Ctr, Pueblo, Co
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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William Albert Gonzales
(719) 553-1000
4112 Outlook Blvd
Pueblo, CO
Specialty
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Sandra T Hao, MD
(719) 565-3360
1925 E Orman Ave Ste A435
Pueblo, CO
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Far Eastern Univ, Dr N Reyes Med Fndn Inst Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1989

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Meriam Pacana Izon, MD
(970) 295-0010
2121 E Harmony Rd Unit 300
Fort Collins, CO
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1990

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Dr.Leonard Zemel
(303) 755-2900
3865 Cherry Creek North Dr 322
Denver, CO
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1981
Speciality
Endocrinologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.3, out of 5 based on 12, reviews.

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Is Your Adrenal Gland As Fatigued As You Are?

by Lissa Rankin , OB/GYN

Adrenal fatigue? Say what? I hear you. It’s certainly nothing they ever taught me in medical school, and chances are that if you go to your doctor at Kaiser and ask to get tested for it, they’ll raise a white coat eyebrow at you.

What Are The Adrenal Glands?
As Dr. Christiane Northrup describes it, “The adrenal glands are the body’s primary shock-absorbers.” These small organs that sit right above your kidneys make hormones like cortisol, DHEA, and norepinephrine, which help your body negotiate the metabolic requirements of keeping a body healthy, energetic, and safe.

What Do These Adrenal Hormones Do?
Our bodies are super smart in that they’re designed to help us in times of stress. Back when we were cave people, running away from cave bears, we needed highly tuned systems in place to activate our “fight or flight” mechanisms. Hormones like norepinephrine (which converts to epinephrine, aka “adrenaline”) and the adrenal hormone cortisol were critical hormones that meant the difference between life and death.

The problem is that most of us are no longer high-tailing it away from cave bears. Instead, we stress about finding a job, our divorce settlement, problems with our teenagers, marital problems, meeting the right guy, getting promoted, and a whole host of other “stressors” that have nothing to do with living or dying. As a result, our bodies live in “fight or flight,” spitting out norepinephrine and cortisol as if the cave bear is right on our heels.

Chronic Stress Is Not Our Friend
What this means is that we’re shooting out these hormones all the time, and this takes its toll, particularly on the adrenal gland. Poor thing. It’s only doing its job. When the stress never lets up, the adrenal gland poops out- and adrenal hormone production falls off, leading to deficiencies in hormones like cortisol, DHEA, and pregnenolone.

What Is Adrenal Fatigue?
When you’re under chronic stress, calling upon the adrenal gland’s reserves simply to get you through an ordinary day, the adrenal gland tends to get weary, and levels of adrenal hormones fall off. Suddenly, the hormones you’ve become used to getting you through a normal work day are depleted, and you wind up with debilitating fatigue, depressed mood, loss of interest in the things you used to love, irritability, decreased libido, memory loss- in short, you’ve lost your mojo.

How Can You Tell If You Have Adrenal Fatigue?
If you wake up feeling exhausted after eight hours of sleep, have to chug two Starbucks cappuccinos to get started in the morning, crave sweets when your energy levels get sluggish, feel depressed, are not interested in sex, keep catching colds, and then- at the end of an exhausting day- you have trouble falling asleep, you may have adrenal fatigue. If you’re perimenopausal, your symptoms may be exacerbated by the hormone swings that accompany this transition.

Serum or salivary tests can confirm the diagnosis, but make sure you ...

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