Microbiota and the Gut-Brain Axis in Health and Disease
A panel of four pain experts will discuss the science that supports their varied approaches to acute and chronic pain and then
Presented by: Carey Clark, PHD, RN, AHN-BC, RYT
This presentation will provide a brief overview of the endocannabinoid system, and how cannabis works in the body to support homeostasis. Cannabis Side effects, ethical considerations, and legal concerns will be addressed. The role of various integrative practitioners will be discussed in relation to supporting medicinal use of cannabis. A review of how integrative modalities support endocannabinoid system tone will be provided.
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic rocked the healthcare industry. Practitioners had to sharply pivot and adapt their businesses to a new normal, adjusting nearly ever aspect of clinical practice. Some practices embraced the challenges and were able to maintain or even grow their businesses, while others are still unsure what these uncertain times may bring.
Integrative health practitioners are aware of the fast-growing body of research correlating favorable physiological changes with the cognitive and psychosocial effects of meditation and mind-body practices. The challenge often lies in translating these findings to the clinical setting for enhancement of care, prevention of practitioner burnout, and support of overall wellness.
Presented by: Mark Hyman, MD
Science in its purest form should be able to answer hypotheses and prove or disprove them. Research should be well designed, free of bias or conflicts of interest. Today’s competing nutrition paradigms leaves scientists, practitioners
Dr. Parker provides detailed description of how to create group visits that are personalized and comprehensive in covering lifestyle topics and the clinical imbalances of the Functional Medicine Matrix, while also focusing on scaled impacts on public health.
“Enteric Dialysis®” – To Delay the Need for Dialysis