Improving Function of the Gut-Brain Axis with Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs

by Ayla Wolf
Item #: C-AW001

Approved by: NCCAOM (3), Standard Certificate

Pending Approvals: IVAS

Language: English

Course Type: Recorded Webinar

Course Length: 3 h

Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

Access Period: Lifetime

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Improving Function of the Gut-Brain Axis with Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs

Course Overview

What does Chinese medicine have to offer in the way of improving both brain function and gut function? In this course you will learn exactly that, along with the neuroscience behind the brain’s top-down modulation of gut function, and the involvement of the autonomic nervous system in digestive health. The connection between dysautonomia and Ying-Wei Disharmonies will be explained in the context of gut dysfunction. The use of acupuncture from a theoretical and modern neuroscience perspective will be provided. This course covers: • Regions of the brain involved in gut function • Clinical presentation of dysautonomia • Dysautonomia and Ying-Wei Disharmonies • How to assess the autonomic nervous system • The use of acupuncture and Chinese herbs for improving autonomic nervous system function • Case studies • Clinical gems

Course Objectives

  • Learn the neuroanatomy involved in the autonomic nervous system
  • Learn the connection between dysautonomia and Ying Wei Disharmonies
  • Learn applications of Classical Chinese herbal formulas for digestive disorders

Course Outline

0 hrs - 1 hrsFunctional neuroanatomy of the gut-brain axis

1 hrs - 2 hrsLearn how to assess the autonomic nervous system through bedside neurological assessments

2 hrs - 2.5 hrsUnderstand the connection between dysautonomia and Ying Wei disharmonies and Shao Yang disharmonies, applications of Chinese herbal formulas

2.5 hrs - 3 hrsReview of material, Q and A.

Teacher

Dr. Wolf is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine specializing in neurological disorders, chronic pain, and concussion recovery. She is a faculty member of the Carrick Institute of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation.
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Course Length 3h
Course Language English
Course Type Recorded Webinar
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