This module investigates gastrointestinal health and its overall importance for the patient. Seventy percent of the immune system is located in the GI tract. Ninety percent of serotonin is made in the GI tract. Nutrients are also made in the gut. In other words, if the gut is not healthy the patient is not health. This module explores new therapies that are available to help the patient have optimal GI health.
"Course covers in details importance of GI microbiome, hormones, diet, the gut-immune -brain connections, IBD, IBS, celiac disease."
- Anna Sagan, MD
"Learned more how the GI, immune system and CNS form a triad - treat the GI may help other disease associated with autoimmune and also mental health conditions."
- Lenard Walser
"I have already begun to discuss how some of my patient's in my pain practice may have chronic pain issues that could be improved by better gut health and improved food choices."
- Joseph Cardinale, MD
"This module has given me tools to treat the really sick patients."
- Dawn Frankwick, MD