Neuro-Inflammation: From Leaky Gut to Leaky Brain

Neuro-Inflammation: From Leaky Gut to Leaky Brain

Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
Dr. Davis Brockenshire, DC
This seminar is CE APPLIED for 8 CE hours for DC, L.Ac., RN, ND
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Your gut is the new frontier of neuroscience. Scientists are uncovering powerful evidence that bacteria in your microbiome significantly affect your overall physiology, in particular the connection between gut bacteria and the brain. This NEW seminar from leading integrative practitioner, Davis Brockenshire, reviews the gut-brain axis and the hidden underlying stressors that contribute to neuroinflammation. The goal is to review these stressors and gain skills in detecting and handling the various issues that stress the body and prevent healing. This connect-the-dots approach to healing will teach you to think about physiology from a whole new angle and approach stubborn cases with fresh perspective. Learn how to integrate traditional knowledge of herbs and foods into a modern setting.

• Gut Permeability: Examine underlying causes of leaky gut and abnormal physiology, including stress, alcohol ingestion, infection/bacterial overgrowth, and constipation
• The Brain-Gut Connection: Review literature on the connection between trauma and subsequent gut health
• Environmental Toxins: Literature review on the impact of environmental toxins in health
• Autoimmunity: Physiology of autoimmunity. Statistics and review of the literature on prevalence of autoimmunity
• Evaluation: Clinical goals to restore or maintain adequate neurologic tone
• Creation of management and reevaluation of supplementation support

About the speaker

Dr. Davis Brockenshire, DC
Dr. Davis Brockenshire, DC

Dr. Brockenshire graduated from Logan University in St. Louis, MO in 2000. He has completed post-graduate certification in Applied Kinesiology, Naturopathy, Phytotherapy, Clinical Nutrition, Athletic Injury Management, Pediatrics, Homeopathy, Rehabilitation, and is a Certified Blood Type practitioner. Dr. Brockenshire is Board Certified in Physical Therapy. Dr. Brockenshire also holds degrees in Human
Biology from Logan University, and an Honors in Finance and International Marketing from the University of Windsor. As a former professional cyclist, Dr. Brockenshire has had the opportunity to explore the limits of human performance as a coach and physician for other professionals and amateurs alike. Practicing in Plymouth, Michigan, Dr. Brockenshire employees a holistic wellness approach to family healthcare.

Originally from Canada, Dr. Brockenshire is currently practicing in Plymouth, MI. He and his family have lived in the USA since 1996. Dr. Brockenshire is an International lecturer for other health care providers on such topics as Herbal Therapy, Detoxification, Pediatric Nutrition, and Pain Management.