Gut Health and Hormones

$79.00$199.00

Sessions included:

  • Introduction to Functional Medicine and Medication-Related Nutrient Depletions
  • Functional Medicine: It all starts in the gut!
  • Interconnection between Immune Disease and the Gut
  • Hormones 101: Testing and addressing hormone imbalance with a functional approach
  • The New Hormone on the Block – Oxytocin
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Learning Objectives

  • Define Functional Medicine (FM) and list the 6 core principles and 7 clinical imbalances
  • Compare and contrast conventional medicine, integrative medicine, and FM
  • Utilize FM tools including the Timeline, the Matrix, and GO-TO-IT
  • Describe the pharmacist’s role in addressing drug-induced nutrient depletions

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the impact of altered gut microbiota and gut inflammation on GI disorders and overall health
  • Determine environmental factors that influence gut microbiota
  • Describe Small Intestinal Bacterial/Fungal Overgrowth (SIBO/SIFO)
  • Compare and contrast dietary modifications for patients with GI disorders
  • Discuss integrative treatment options for prevalent GI disorders.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the pathophysiological pathways that lead to allergic and autoimmune disease
  • Examine complex interaction of immune disease as it relates to GI integrity
  • Identify appropriate dietary modifications for patients with immune disorders.

Learning Objectives

  • Review the role of endogenous female hormones and their physiological function.
  • Review daily production of various female hormones at various stages of the menstrual cycle
  • Review appropriate dosing of hormone replacement and best routes of administration
  • Review the pros and cons of various testing methodologies for hormone management.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain how neuropeptides influence epigenetic presentation
  • Understand the interconnection between sex hormones and nueropeptides
  • Analyze Oxytocin’s effect on the GI and other smooth muscle systems
  • Develop additional scientifically supported applications for neurohormone therapies