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Brain Dysfunction: Mechanisms and Treatment of Autoimmunity to the Brain

May 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sound Functional Medicine and Nutrition Meeting

Presented by Tom O’Bryan DC 

Tuesday May 14, 2019 at 7 pm


Ideas on where to start with a new complicated patient with any diagnosis

Learn why brain tissue gradually and sometimes rapidly declines 

Learn how chemicals that we are all exposed to can trigger brain immune responses

Determine which tests are most useful

Predictive autoimmunity using autoantibodies

Address the interaction between food immune responses and chemical and heavy metal immune responses

Determine what the brain may be trying to protect itself against: mold, chemicals, infections, etc

Learn a treatment approach to stop the autoimmune cascade 

Speaker Bio:Tom O’Bryan DC is a national and international lecturer on Celiac and Gluten Sensitivity, Autoimmune mechanisms and Brain Health.  He is faculty for the Institute for Functional Medicine.  He resides in southern California but lectures around the country and the world.  He has written 2 books including:The Autoimmune Fix 2016 and You Can Fix your Brain2018 and he has created the Docuseries Betrayal a series about the epidemic and reasons behind Autoimmune Disease.

Location:1450 114thAve SE, Bellevue 98004

Conifer Building Training Room (first floor) in Bellefield Office Park, near I-405 and I-90

Meeting Format: 6:30-7:  Sign in, potluck & networking; 7-7:10:Formal introductions of our sponsors; 7:15:Speaker introduction and lecture

Bring:We often have food that is supplied by Secret Ingredients but if you want to bring an optional healthy potluck dinner items to share feel free(ideally GF and organic)

 Cost:$20, in the form of cash or check (made out to David Musnick MD)

RSVP:To Rachel at office@peakmedicine.comto confirm your seat in the meeting since space is limited.  Please provide your phone number for text reminders for this meeting or future meetings.


Upcoming Meetings:

Tuesday June 11th: Epstein Barr Virus presented by Kasia Kines

Tuesday September 24th: Detoxification Strategies presented by Christopher Shade PhD

Tuesday October 29th:  TBA

Checkout our website and Facebook www:pnwfm.com, facebook: Pacific NW Functional Medicine Nutrition

SFMN (Originally PSFNMIG) was started in the spring of 2003 for the purpose of networking and supporting and educating health care practitioners (MDs, NDs, DCs, DOs, DDS, CCNs, RDs, RNs and other healthcare professionals).    Our monthly topics span the areas of Nutritional, Functional, Naturopathic and holistic medicine.  Please attend and advance your education as well as get referrals and meet your colleagues in the Greater Puget Sound area. Learn about new products from Nutraceutical companies, Labs and Compounding Pharmacies.


May 14, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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