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Posts Tagged ‘chronic’

Integrative approaches for managing chronic pain

Special guest: Dr. Emily Telfair

Emily Telfair, ND, a graduate of Bastyr University, practices in Baltimore, MD, where she supports healing and transformation for adults and children with chronic health concerns using traditional naturopathic modalities and cranio-sacral therapy. She is past president of the Maryland Naturopathic Doctors Association and is co-chair of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) State Alliance Committee. Dr. Telfair is a past recipient of the AANP President’s Award for her leadership in the passage of legislation to license naturopathic doctors in Maryland.

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Mold toxicity and chronic inflammatory immune response (CIRS)

Special guest: Dr. Jill Carnahan

Dr. Carnahan received her medical degree from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago and completed her residency at the University of Illinois Program in Family Medicine at Methodist Medical Center. She is dually board-certified in Family Medicine (ABFM) and Integrative Holistic Medicine (ABIHM). She was part of the first 100+ healthcare practitioners to be certified through the Institute of Functional Medicine (IFMCP), and recently opened a new medical clinic with a broad range of services in Louisville, Colorado. Dr. Carnahan is also a 14-year survivor of breast cancer and Crohn’s disease and is passionate about teaching patients how to “live well” and thrive in the midst of complex and chronic illness. She is committed to teaching other physicians how to address underlying causes of illness through the principles of functional medicine, rather than just treating symptoms.

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The far-reaching effects of stress on adrenal health

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Cheryl Burdette, ND, will discuss the far-reaching effects of stress on adrenal health.

Cheryl K. Burdette, ND, received her Doctor of Naturopathy degree from Bastyr University in 2001. She completed her residency at Cancer Treatment Centers of America and the Family Health and Wellness Center. She has lectured internationally, and believes that education is a critical component of empowering others on their journey to wellness. Dr. Burdette has been a member of Xymogen’s Medical Board of Advisors since 2009.

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Mind-body tools to help you let go of stress

Dr. Kevin Passero’s special guest Dr. Kim D’Eramo will share her personal experience using self-healing to overcome chronic illness.

Dr. Kim D’Eramo is a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician who trained at Emory University’s Grady Hospital in Atlanta. Her bestselling book, The MindBody Toolkit, explains the basis for how the prolonged stress state generates toxicity and imbalance in the body, and how reversing this stress state restores our natural state of well-being. Dr. D’Eramo conducts online group training programs, and speaks nationally to doctors, medical students, and the general public for training in mind-body medicine.

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Pain Connection – Support for Chronic Pain Sufferers and their Families

Dana Laake and her special guest Gwenn Herman will be discussing support for chronic pain sufferers and their families.

Gwenn Herman is a Maryland clinical social worker whose life was turned upside-down in 1995 by a car accident. Frustrated by the lack of awareness and understanding of chronic pain that she repeatedly confronted among medical professionals, Gwenn founded the Pain Connection, Chronic Pain Outreach Center in 1999 – a nonprofit center providing support groups, education and training.

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Micronutrient Status – Implications in Common Chronic Conditions

Host Dana Laake and her special guest John F. Crawford, Ph.D., will be discussing micronutrient testing for nutritional status and health implications in common chronic conditions.

John F. Crawford, Ph.D. is the Senior Vice President of Operations for SpectraCell Laboratories. Dr. Crawford oversees the daily operations of the laboratory and works closely with the University of Texas Biochemical Institute to develop new assays. He has 25 years of operating and general management experience in the clinical laboratory industry.

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome with special guest Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum – authority on chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia

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Importance of a healthy diet in preventing and managing chronic diseases

Topics: Importance of a healthy diet in preventing and managing chronic diseases
Special guest: Hanieh Afkhami – Village Green pharmacist and founder of Diet at Your Door

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