Gastrointestinal Mastery Course
Webinar Title – “Overview of Common Gastrointestinal Disorders You Need To Know About in Clinical Practice – Testing Options with Emphasis on the Organic Acids Test”
Overview of various gastrointestinal disorders (GI) that are often encountered in any integrative health practice.
Highlighting the GI system with regards to various health conditions
Integrative and functional medicine laboratory testing for GI disorders.
Introduction to the Organic Acids Test, with special emphasis on metabolic toxins related to intestinal pathogens.
Webinar Title – “The Gastrointestinal Pathogen Screen and Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis in Digestive System Assessment with Emphasis on Commonly Encountered Parasitic Infections”
The role of gastrointestinal pathogen screening and interpretation of findings.
The role of comprehensive digestive system analysis and interpretation of findings w/emphasis on markers of digestive inflammation and dysfunction.
Common parasitic and amoebic infections, including Blastocystis hominis, Cryptosporidium parvum, Entamoeba histolytica, and Giardia lamblia.
Antibiotic and botanical interventions for successful clinical outcomes.
Webinar Title – “Helicobacter pylori – Pathogenicity, Testing, and Treatment Options”
The role of Helicobacter pylori in digestive problems and systemic health issues.
Pathogenicity mechanisms of H. pylori
Testing options for H. pylori detection
Antibiotic protocols for H. pylori eradication
Natural remedy options for H. pylori treatment
How to integrate H. pylori intervention with other anti-pathogen protocols.
Webinar Title – “The Organic Acids Test and Evaluation for Candida (yeast) Metabolic Toxicity.
In-depth analysis of candida toxicity and why a practitioner cannot solely rely on stool or blood testing for the detection of chronic candida.
Correlating findings on the Organic Acids Test to those on a stool pathogen screen and/or comprehensive digestive stool analysis.
Treatment options and protocols using prescription antifungals and natural remedies, including treatment approaches for mild, moderate, and severe candida overgrowth.
Webinar Title – “Chronic Candida – The Role of Biofilms in Candida Pathogenicity and Treatment Options”
What are Biofilms?
How and why are they created?
The role of Biofilms in Candida invasiveness
The role of Biofilms in bacterial infections
Expanded treatment options for biofilms
Module #6 – Monday, Oct. 5th (webinar) + Q&A Thursday, Oct. 8th
Webinar Title – “The Role of Clostridia Bacteria in Digestive and Non-Digestive Health Problems – Integrating Information from the Organic Acids and Stool Pathogen Tests.
Clostridia bacteria and various health problems
Clostridia difficile overview – more than just a gastrointestinal disease causing pathogen.
Clostridia bacteria toxins and how they negatively affect the brain and nervous system.
HPHPA and 4-cresol toxins from clostridia bacteria as an culprit for dopamine neurotransmitter inhibition.
Clostridia and mitochondrial dysfunction
A deeper understanding of Probiotics
Treatment options – medications, natural remedies, and protocols.
Webinar Title – “Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth – Clinical Issues, Diagnostic Testing and Treatment Approaches”
The role of Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) in gastrointestinal problems.
The pathogenicity of SIBO
Common diagnostic tests for SIBO
Using the Organic Acids Test in the assessment of SIBO
Treatment options using antibiotic and natural remedies
Webinar Title – “Dietary Intervention for Chronic Bowel Problems – The Role of Diagnostic Testing, Special Diets, and Trial Elimination of Offending Foods.”
The role of dietary intervention in improving chronic gastrointestinal disorders.
Overview of Special Diets and Deciding on Which Diet to Choose:
Food IgG Elimination
Gluten Intolerance versus Celiac Disease
The Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD)
Gut Associated and Psychology Syndrome Diet (GAPS)
Feingold versus Failsafe Diets
Webinar Title – “Digestive System Detoxification as a Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approach for Complex Patients or Clients”
What to do when testing is inclusive, but your patient/client still has gastrointestinal symptoms.
How to incorporate a bowel detoxification program to improve the clinical outcome of your complicated patient/client.
Step by step guide to bowel detoxification
What supplements to use including botanicals, detox drinks, etc.
What complications can occur with a detox, and how to manage common problems in doing a bowel detoxification program.