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Susan Blum, MD, MPH; Founder/Director Blum Center for Health In this course Dr. Blum shares her personal journey with autoimmune disease. She discusses her experience implementing a Functional Medicine approach in helping to not only solve symptoms, but also healing the root condition. Dr. Blum has made it her mission to help clinicians and patients across the country understand how the immune system functions like an orchestra and how to restore harmony and address autoimmune disease. Register for the MAPS…

Susan Blum, MD, MPH; Founder/Director Blum Center for Health In this course Dr. Blum shares her personal journey with autoimmune disease. She discusses her experience implementing a Functional Medicine approach in helping to…

BJ Fogg, PhD; Behavior Scientist; Author; Director, Stanford Behavior Design Lab Dr. BJ Fogg has been studying behavior change for over 20 years, which includes founding and directing the Behavior Design Lab at Stanford University; creating the Behavior Model, Fogg Method, and Fogg Choice Model; and working with over 40,000 people across the globe. In this section Dr. Fogg has created a series of short teachbacks on his work in two to five minutes, highlighting some of his methods that…

BJ Fogg, PhD; Behavior Scientist; Author; Director, Stanford Behavior Design Lab Dr. BJ Fogg has been studying behavior change for over 20 years, which includes founding and directing the Behavior Design Lab at…

BJ Fogg, PhD; Behavior Scientist; Author; Director, Stanford Behavior Design Lab BJ Fogg, PhD has been studying behavior change for over 20 years and has coached over 40,000 people in creating new habits in their life. Through his research and experience, he has created the Fogg Method, which includes three specific steps for behavior change. Dr. Fogg discusses how to be specific, keep it simple, and trigger the desired behavior for happier lives. You will learn what the Fogg Method…

BJ Fogg, PhD; Behavior Scientist; Author; Director, Stanford Behavior Design Lab BJ Fogg, PhD has been studying behavior change for over 20 years and has coached over 40,000 people in creating new habits…

Blogs, Chiropractic, Cognitive, Digestive, Functional Medicine, Integrative, Naturopathic, Nutritionists

by Sara Gottfried, MD and Noelle Patno, PhD  Exercise. We all know we need it to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, improve mood, maintain a healthy weight, and support neurogenesis, among many other health benefits. We all know to counsel our patients about it. However, what many practitioners don’t realize is that exercise triggers a stress response in the body, impacting the gastrointestinal system as well as the overall body’s physiology, and may result in disruption of the delicate…

by Sara Gottfried, MD and Noelle Patno, PhD  Exercise. We all know we need it to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, improve mood, maintain a healthy weight, and support neurogenesis, among many…

Bariatric, Blogs, Cardiometabolic, Foundational, Functional Medicine, Integrative, Naturopathic, Nutritionists, Obesity

by Bianca Garilli, ND, USMC Veteran The estimated cost of diabetes in the US was $327 billion in 2017, which reflects both direct medical costs ($237 billion) and indirect costs ($90 billion).1 After adjusting for inflation, this amounted to a 26% increase in diabetes costs from 2012 to 2017 and accounted for 1 in 4 healthcare dollars spent in the US.1 In 2015 it was estimated that 30.3 million people of all ages, roughly 9.4% of the US population, had…

by Bianca Garilli, ND, USMC Veteran The estimated cost of diabetes in the US was $327 billion in 2017, which reflects both direct medical costs ($237 billion) and indirect costs ($90 billion).1 After…

Blogs, Foundational, Functional Medicine, Integrative, Naturopathic, Nutritionists

Bianca Garilli, ND A fiery debate is occurring in homes, schools, research institutes, corporate board rooms, and healthcare organizations across the globe: Are e-cigarettes (e-cigs) harmful? Are e-cigs a healthier alternative than conventional cigarettes? Are e-cigs effective smoking cessation tools? Do e-cigs act as a gateway to more harmful smoking and lifestyle behaviors? In order to answer these questions and more, it’s important to understand the history of e-cigs and how we’ve arrived to this point. History of e-cigs Prototypes…

Bianca Garilli, ND A fiery debate is occurring in homes, schools, research institutes, corporate board rooms, and healthcare organizations across the globe: Are e-cigarettes (e-cigs) harmful? Are e-cigs a healthier alternative than conventional…

Erik Lundquist, MD; Family Physician, Medical Director/Owner, Temecula Center for Integrative Medicine In fibromyalgia there is no diagnosis of exclusion. Identifying the how, what, and why of this condition is challenging. Dr. Lundquist explains that fibromyalgia affects 6 million people, 1 out of 50 adults. He shares insights from case studies in patients with fibromyalgia and offers clinical pearls for this challenging patient population. Register for the MAPS Talk

Erik Lundquist, MD; Family Physician, Medical Director/Owner, Temecula Center for Integrative Medicine In fibromyalgia there is no diagnosis of exclusion. Identifying the how, what, and why of this condition is challenging. Dr. Lundquist explains…

Blogs, Cardiometabolic, Cognitive, Foundational, Integrative, Naturopathic, Nutritionists

by Sara Gottfried, MD My granny blinked behind her glasses as she drove us to her home after school, trying to conceal her panic. It was 1975. I was 7 years old, and she was 50. Granny wasn’t sure where to turn her Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme next. The distance between the school bus stop and her home was only 5 miles, but we were lost. When my grandmother’s memory and then her personality drained out of her due to Alzheimer’s…

by Sara Gottfried, MD My granny blinked behind her glasses as she drove us to her home after school, trying to conceal her panic. It was 1975. I was 7 years old, and…

Blogs, Chiropractic, Foundational, Functional Medicine, Integrative, Musculoskeletal, Naturopathic, Nutritionists, Obesity

by Sara Gottfried, MD Behind closed doors, women bear all. Overwhelming fear, feelings of worry, irritability, and tension may plague them, yet the conversation around their anxiety has remained mostly unchanged for the past thirty years in mainstream medicine. Although anxiety is our nation’s most common mental disorder, there are lingering feelings of shame surrounding the condition. Women, who often feel pressured to live up to unrealistic expectations, may suffer silently and refrain from seeking the help they deserve. Anxiety…

by Sara Gottfried, MD Behind closed doors, women bear all. Overwhelming fear, feelings of worry, irritability, and tension may plague them, yet the conversation around their anxiety has remained mostly unchanged for the…

Erik Lundquist, MD; Family Physician, Medical Director/Owner, Temecula Center Implementing nutritional metabolic detoxification programs with patients has been one of the most robust nutritional approaches that Dr. Lundquist has experienced for improving patient outcomes. Dr. Lundquist shares how metabolic detoxification works in his practice, the types of patients he helps detox, and the utilization and role of group visits. Watch the full MAPS Talk: View Now

Erik Lundquist, MD; Family Physician, Medical Director/Owner, Temecula Center Implementing nutritional metabolic detoxification programs with patients has been one of the most robust nutritional approaches that Dr. Lundquist has experienced for improving patient…

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