FX Medicine LIVE were delighted to be attend the ATMS Functional GI Symposium on the Sunday, 15 September 2019 in Sydney.
KEY AREAS BEING COVERED INCLUDE:
FX MEDICINE LIVE: Andrew Speaks with Dr Daniel Weber
Daniel Weber is visiting Professor at Tianjin University, where he lectures post-graduate students and is doing research. He is the author of many books and published articles on integrative medicine. CEO of Panaxea International, Daniel travels extensively, lecturing on modern botanical medicine while acting as a supervisor to post-graduate students. He is deeply committed to research and evidence based medicine (EBM), and works to promote integrative clinics.
He is Vice-Chair Oncology; World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies and editor of the Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine. Daniel founded the Association of Integrative Oncology and Chinese Medicine and is currently the president.
Daniel is recognised internationally as a passionate and informative speaker, author and promoter of EBM herbal medicine.
Andrew and Daniel discussed:
- Summarising Daniel's keynote presentation: How the gut imapcts what you think
- Is the gut is the seat of health?
- Do psychological interventions impact the gut microbiota?
- Leaky blood-brain-barrier (BBB) - how zonulin flux can effect the brain
- How to identify and address leaky BBB
- Autoimmunity, cancer and T-helper cells
- Potential for psychobiotics
FX MEDICINE LIVE: Andrew Speaks with Dr Johan van den Bogaerde
Dr Johan Van Den Bogaerde is a gastroenterologist and researcher who has a special interest in the microbiome and the emerging field of faecal microbial transplants. Dr Van Den Bogaerde shares with us the current scientific opinion on the influencers of gut microbial diversity and he shares his excitement about the research expanding the potential treatment avenues for faecal microbial transplants in areas such as ulcerative colitis and autism.
Andrew and Johan discussed:
- Johan's medical background
- How do we know that the microbiota is an influence on ulcerative colitis?
- Faecal transplants
- Addressing C. difficile colitis
- Safety issues with faecal microbiome transplant (FMT) donations
- Mycobacterium involvement in Crohns disease
FX MEDICINE LIVE: Andrew speaks with Dr Nirala Jacobi
Dr Nirala Jacobi graduated from Bastyr University in 1998 with a doctorate in naturopathic medicine. She practiced as a primary care physician in Montana for seven years before arriving in Australia and is still a licensed physician in the US. Considered one of Australia’s leading experts in the natural treatment of small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), a common cause of IBS, Dr Jacobi is a national and international speaker on this topic. Dr Jacobi is the medical director of SIBO test (sibotest.com), an online testing service,and also has a busy practice in northern NSW.
Amie and Nirala discussed:
- The benefits of functional physical GI testing
- Nail and tongue signs
- Vagal tone
- Murphy's sign
- Tissue mineral assessment
- Riddlers gastric acid reflex point
- Hiatal hernia manouvre
- McBurney's sign
FX MEDICINE LIVE: Andrew Speaks with Christine Pope
Christine holds a Bachelor of Commerce (1984), Bachelor of Health Science (2010), Adv. Dip. Of Homeopathy (2005) and Nutrition (2013). Her unusual combination of skills come from twenty years in Risk Management in Investment Banking before her career a natural medicine practitioner. Her focus is on preventative health. Christine is Head of Department of Nutrition at Nature Care College and lectures in Homoeopathy and Nutrition as well as teaching business skill programs for natural therapists. In addition, she has been involved in promoting natural medicine; as Treasurer for the Australian Homeopathic Association, where she initiated a major project establishing online renewals and seminar registrations.
Andrew and Christine discussed:
- Wrapping up the ATMS Function GI Symposium 2019
- Highlights from speakers:
- Jason Hawrelak
- Dr Johan van den Bogaerde
- Robert Beson
- Dr Daniel Weber
- What are the key takeaways for practitioners from this symposium?
- Upcoming business support from ATMS
FX Medicine would like to thank the Austraian Traditional-Medicine Society for having us at their event.