February 17-19, 2022 | New York Hilton, NY

Bugs, Pain and Immune Dysfunction – Oh My!

Morning Symposia, September 19, 2021

Session Description:

When it comes to pain and autoimmune patients, persistent (and non-pharmaceutical) improvement can be elusive, and well, a pain. If you see chronic inflammatory conditions in your practice (and let’s face it – that is most patients today), you may wonder about the role that microbes play.

In this talk, Dr. Strand will dive into the science that explains how overgrowth of harmful bacteria generates inflammation, and why, as clinicians, we often see inflammatory issues improve when we address microbiome and gut health. Dr. Strand will outline the underlying science behind the bug-inflammation link, which diseases are commonly linked to dysbiosis in the literature, and which nutritional solutions effectively address them. Buckle up for some deep science, and useful clinical pearls!

 

 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define LPS and its connection to the gut and oral microbiomes and systemic diseases
  2. The role of keystone species in the microbiome
  3. The use of botanicals with LPS and biofilms

Dr. Jocelyn Strand is the Director of Clinical Education at Biocidin®. Dr. Jocelyn possesses a reverence for botanicals, a passion for science, and a vision for increasing awareness about naturopathic medicine. In her role with Biocidin®, she monitors and participates in research, trains clinicians, and is a respected and engaging speaker. Before joining the company in 2019, Dr. Jocelyn was a primary care provider specializing in GI system disorders, Lyme disease, and autoimmune conditions. She graduated from Bastyr University in Washington in 2005 with a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Jocelyn lives on 10 acres in Minnesota with her husband and two sons where they are trying their hand at making maple syrup and beekeeping.

 

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