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Migraines Impacted by Body Weight

Results from a recent meta-analysis found that both obesity and underweight are associated with an increased risk for migraines. Prior research had indicated an association between higher weight and migraines and while exact mechanisms are not known, it has been postulated that overweight individuals may have increased adipose tissue secretion of pro-inflammatory cytokines, increased adipocytokines, and increased circulating sex hormones all of which may play a role in migraine development and severity... 

Fish Oil Good for Men's Heart Health-- At All Ages!

June is Men's Health Month. We're helping bring awareness of some of the everyday challenges that men in America face regarding their health and wellness

It has been well documented that high intake of EPA/DHA rich foods and supplements promotes cardiovascular health by reduction of various risk factors including lowering blood pressure, serum triglyceride levels and improving inflammatory markers...  

Clinical Review
Real Men Eat Chocolate! 
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common arrhythmia affecting about 2.7 million Americans and  nearly 200,000 people are diagnosed with AF annually . AF is often found on routine examination because many patients do not present with symptoms. Symptoms, when they occur, include palpitations, shortness of breath and fatigue . Patients also note racing of the heart, dizziness  and even sometimes chest pain or pressure...

Video: Emerging Research on SPMs 
Roundtable Symposia from A.S.P.E.N.'s Clinical Nutrition Week

In this video the experts discuss areas of upcoming research on SPMs. With all the potential for SPM effectiveness in a variety of settings, research is greatly anticipated. Jesmond Dalli, PhD is discusses human clinical studies on SPMs. Harnessing and using SPMs to resolve inflammation is an exciting opportunity for research... 

If you missed it--or just want to revisit--the 2017 IFM Luncheon
Video Presentation
"The Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis: Shared Neurochemistry & Potential Role 
in Infection and Behavior" with Mark Lyte, PhD, MS, MT (ASCP)

In this presentation from the 2017 Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) Annual Conference, Dr. Mark Lyte discusses, "The Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis: Shared Neurochemistry and Its Potential Role in Infection and Behavior." Dr. Lyte reviews recent literature on the microbiome and the innovations found in today's scientific communities focused on utilizing the microbiome to benefit and manage various disease states

NEW! Complimentary Continuing Educational Module 

Beginning July 1, Metagenics Institute will offer NEW complimentary continuing education modules in collaboration with the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM)

These modules will include the following topics taught by authorities in their fields:
  • Vascular Health
  • Healing the Gut & Microbiome
  • Integrative Pain Management
Once the modules are available, you will have a specific promo code that will allow you to view the CE at no cost!  

Links and instructions on registering for the modules will be included in next week's email
*A ll CE is complimentary to registered MHICN users

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