The Digestion Sessions: Day 3

Wow! I am very impressed with the quality of the presentations in The Second Opinion Series, Vol Two: The Digestion Sessions. Kudos to Saun Croxton for presenting this cutting edge information in such a beautiful format! If you are starting to be overwhelmed with the flood of information coming from these health summits, I can…

The Autoimmune Summit review: Day 4

Dr. Aristo Vojdani spoke in great detail about three environmental triggers for autoimmune conditions: toxic chemical, diet, and infections. His research focuses on predictive antibodies and the development of numerous antibody assays. Being able to identify specific antibodies and stop the progression of a disease before any symptoms have developed is remarkable and can be…

The Autoimmune Summit review: Day 3

The speakers from Day 3 each provided a very unique point of view on the topic of autoimmune issues. Michael Ash provided an excellent explanation of the gut and immune system connection. Michael spoke about the importance of eating proper foods such as cruciferous vegetables and stewed apples. The real gem from this interview was…

The Autoimmune Summit review: Day 2

I really liked all of today’s speakers, so choosing a favorite is impossible. Each expert had something to say that I didn’t know before or had a unique way of explaining a difficult topic. So I’ll briefly mention what I thought was unique about each one. Alessio Fasano, MD is the most-quoted expert on the…

Autoimmune Summit review: Day 1

My favorite speaker for Day One of the Autoimmune Summit is Dr. Amy Myers. Amy is the host of this free online event and she provides an excellent introduction for someone new to the topic of autoimmune disease. The five factors that influence autoimmunity are diet, leaky gut, toxins, infections, and stress. Amy has carefully…