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Brain Dysfunction: Mechanisms and Treatment of Autoimmunity to the Brain
May 14 @ 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
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org confirm your seat in the meeting since space is limited. Please provide your phone number for text reminders for this meeting or future 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
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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.