Open Paths Integrative Medicine

Ronald Rosen MD PC


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Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Posted by Robyn Harmon on May 18, 2017 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

With all the diets out there it's hard to know which one is right for you. For certain conditions, Dr. Rosen recommends an anti-inflammatory diet as part of the treatment. This can be difficult, but helpful in managing chronic inflammation. Serious illness, like heart disease, cancers, Alzheimer's, arthritis and more, can be triggered or exacerbated by inflammation. While stress, lack of exercise, smoking and exposure to toxins can contribute, an unhealthy diet is the biggest s...

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Oregon Hot Springs

Posted by Robyn Harmon on May 18, 2017 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (0)

In central Oregon, we are lucky to have a number of natural hot springs, all within a day's drive of Bend. Hot springs form when water is geothermally heated from within the earth's crust. Ranging from temperatures of 70-100 degrees, soaking has many health benefits. The mineral content varies with each tub, but all contain healing properties. For example, soaking may boost blood circulation, relieve pain or treat skin conditions. While I haven't yet visited all of Oregon's hot...

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4 Recipes for Personal Care Products

Posted by Robyn Harmon on May 5, 2017 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

How safe are your personal care products? While the European Union has banned over 1,000 ingredients for use in beauty goods, the FDA has only banned 9. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is a non-profit organization that monitors the chemicals that may be in your goods. While there are too many to list, here are two categories to avoid.

Endocrine disrupters,

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How Sugar Affects Your Health

Posted by Robyn Harmon on May 2, 2017 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Sugar is a delicious and inexpensive ingredient that makes food taste even better, so it's no surprise that Americans eat far too much of it. In fact, the Public Health Journal reported that worldwide use of sugar has tripled in the past 50 years. Unfortunately, rates of obesity and its related diseases have increased as well. While most people understand that too much sugar ...

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Tips for Healthy Skin

Posted by Robyn Harmon on April 28, 2017 at 8:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Before I got involved in front office work, I went to school to become a licensed esthetician. The program I attended had a holistic approach to skincare, and it was there I first learned about a lot of alternative therapies. While my spa career never took off, I still learned a ton of valuable tips to keep my skin healthy. Keep reading to learn how your skin can look its best!

  • Drink water. The skin is our largest organ...
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Food Intolerance Part 2

Posted by Robyn Harmon on April 26, 2017 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (0)

In part 1, I explained what a food intolerance is and all about the foods most likely to cause one. click here if you missed it.

Often, new patients seek Dr. Rosen's help because of ailments caused by undiagnosed food intolerances. When they realize their treatment plan includes a trial of food elimination...

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Symptoms of Food Intolerance- Part 1

Posted by Robyn Harmon on April 24, 2017 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Many new patients seek Dr. Rosen’s help because of ailments caused by an undiagnosed food intolerance. In part 1 of a 2 part series, I will explain what a food intolerance is and what foods are most likely to cause one. Part 2 will explain how to read food labels and include tips for successful diet changes.

For me, gluten, dairy and corn were the ingredients making me sick. I used a daily asthma medication ...

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Seasonal Allergy Relief

Posted by Robyn Harmon on April 21, 2017 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)

For seasonal allergy sufferers, springtime in Central Oregon can be miserable. Juniper, in particular, can cause multiple problems for those affected. My first few springs in the high desert were miserable, and I was debilitated by the severity of the allergic reaction. Fortunately, my juniper allergy has been resolved. Keep reading to find out how.

A member of the cedar family,

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Health and Wellness News is Here!

Posted by Robyn Harmon on April 21, 2017 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Greetings! Welcome to the improved News section for Open Paths Integrative Medicine. On behalf of Dr. Ron Rosen and his staff, I am pleased to announce that I will be posting original articles about topics related to your health needs.

Working the past few years in the front office has allowed me to get to know many of you. I have helped get the answers you need and learned ...

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Integrting Cranial Osteopathy with acupuncture

Posted by Ron Rosen MD PC on January 17, 2014 at 5:35 AM Comments comments (1)

I am integrating Cranial Oasteopathic treaments with acupuncture in the same session to enhance both treatments.

Ask about this.