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Integrating Functional Medicine with TCM: Neurotransmitter Disorders

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$100.00 each Out of stock

Instructor: Jake Fratkin, OMD, LAc

4 CEUs/PDAs (CAB and NCCAOM approved)

Part of Integrating Functional Medicine with TCM: The Complete Series

Course Description

This course is part of a yearlong program. Recorded versions of the live webinars will be made available in the week following each of the live classes so you can join the program at any time. If you purchase one or more live or recorded courses individually before signing up for the whole series, you will be given credit toward the purchase of the series.

Neurotransmitter disorders are due to under-production of serotonin and dopamine, which are necessary for neural communication, especially in the brain. Disorders include anxiety, depression, insomnia, phobias and obsessive-compulsion, and, in advanced stages, are responsible for bipolar disorder, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s and senility. In Chinese medicine, these problems are seen as heart shen, liver or kidney patterns. While herbal medicines are useful and important, they often need to be supplemented with large amounts of amino acids and co-factors to effect a lasting change. Useful herbal medicines, supplements, and lab tests will be discussed.