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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrine disorders for reproductive aged women in the US with a prevalence of 4-12%; in the EU, the prevalence ranges from 6-8%. This syndrome is characterized by irregular menses, hyperandrogenism, and polycystic ovaries. On clinical examination, PCOS is usually noted by complaints of oligomenorrhea or amenorrhea, hirsutism, and frequently infertility. Risk factors include diabetes (type 1 and type 2) as well as gestational diabetes. ..

Back to School: Managing Schedules, Healthy Lunches, Exercise and Sleep

Summer has ended and school is back in session- which means most of us are in the thick of balancing classes, healthy eating on the go, exercise and sleep. Here are some tips and things to consider to keep the year calm, cool, and healthy. Schedules can get pretty stressful  between work meetings, deadlines, school obligations, side projects and just plain keeping the house clean. Studies have shown that increased stress can lead to poor quality of sleep, and increased rates of illness . ..
Arthritis: Exploring Oxidative Stress, Microbes, Gut Permeability and more with Dr. Susan Blum and Dr. Kara Fitzgerald

In this podcast Dr. Kara Fitzgerald and Dr. Susan

Blum discuss the many areas of managing arthritis. Thanks to Dr. Susan Blum, functional medicine has even more to offer for patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA). She shares new insights about RA's underlying causes, details what goes missed in treatment plans, and gives practical tips for mining data from stool tests, utilizing functional blood markers, and combining herbs and probiotics to reverse processes that other practitioners may think are permanent...

Robert Alan Bonakdar, MD

Integrative Pain Management
Robert Alan Bonakdar, MD
Credits Offered: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Learning Objectives:
  • Assess the current state of pain management in the US including areas of need
  • Explain the evidence for integrative pain management
  • Summarize how integrative options can be incorporated to improve pain care
To successfully earn credit, participants must review the content and complete the activity evaluation, followed by the post-test online during the subscription period
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*All CME is complimentary to registered MHICN users
Register for the online Arthritis Summit with Dr Susan Blum
The Arthritis Summit from Oct 9-16, 2017 is FREE to registrants

Dr. Susan Blum, has not only helped many people worldwide heal from joint pain and arthritis, she has also healed her own condition.

Learning Objectives:
  • Nutritional advice and the role of the microbiome
  • Stress and inflammation connection (and what to do about it!)
  • Infections and toxins that might be triggering symptoms
Dr Blum is here to show that by treating the root causes of inflammation, you may be able to return to a life that's pain and medication free!


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