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Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine for Endometriosis: Live-Online – November 2020

November 7, 2020 - November 8, 2020
Registration Information
  • Register before
    September 26th, 2020
    for early bird pricing
    $485.00

  • Regular Course Price:
    $485
    after September 26th, 2020

Instructor: Dr. Jessica Drummond, DCN, CCN, PT, Founder and CEO of the Integrative Women’s Health Institute is passionate about caring for and empowering women who struggle with women’s and pelvic health conditions. She is equally passionate about educating and supporting clinicians in confidently and safely using integrative tools to transform women’s and pelvic healthcare.

Having two decades of experience in women’s and pelvic health as a physical therapist and functional nutritionist, plus owning a private women’s health clinical nutrition and coaching practice, gives her a unique perspective on the integrative, conservative options for pelvic pain management, hormone balance, preconception and fertility support, postpartum recovery, and chronic pain and fatigue management. She regularly lectures on topics such as integrative pelvic pain management, natural fertility options, optimal hormone health, and functional and integrative nutrition for rehabilitation, nutrition, wellness, fitness, and medical professionals.

Dr. Drummond was educated at the University of Virginia, Emory University, Duke Integrative Medicine, and Maryland University of Integrative Health.

Please note:

To register for this course, please download the following registration forms in pdf format and email it to info@pelvichealthsolutions.ca or fax it to 888-653-4533

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Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine for Endometriosis

Description:

Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine for Endometriosis is perfect for women’s health and wellness professionals who work with clients with pelvic pain, fatigue, digestive issues, anxiety and depression, specifically related to endometriosis. This course addresses evidence-based nutrition and lifestyle medicine strategies to address the digestive issues, immune health, neurologic issues, and hormone health related to endometriosis.

Objectives:

In this course, the participant will learn:

  • What is endometriosis? Where is endometriosis? (*And, how is it different from adenomyosis?)
  • Screening for endometriosis
  • The epigenetics and genetics of Endometriosis
  • Endometriosis and surgery… what are the facts?
  • Lifestyle medicine and nutrition pre- and post-op to support optimal surgical outcomes.
  • Medical options for endometriosis, including CBD oil, oral contraceptives, and more…
  • Co-morbidities in endometriosis, including IBS, vulvodynia, pelvic floor dysfunction, cancer, and more…
  • Using nutrition and supplements to optimize the function of the digestive, immune, endocrine, and pain signaling systems in endometriosis.
  • Using manual therapy, movement therapy, stress management, sleep, and community support to optimize the function of the digestive, immune, endocrine, and pain signaling systems in endometriosis.
  • Endometriosis and pregnancy… myths and realities.
  • Endometriosis and teens… myths and realities.
  • Supporting women with endometriosis to implement lifestyle medicine for life.

Audience:

This course is open to all healthcare professionals. No prerequisites required.

Live-Online course hours:

Saturday 10:00am – 7:00/7:30pm EST (Toronto)

Sunday 10:00am – 6:00pm EST (Toronto)

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