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The Anxiety Summit Season 5

A virtual online summit hosted by Food Mood Expert Trudy Scott

Certified Nutritionist and author of The Antianxiety Food Solution

The Anxiety Summit Season 5 (November 2019)

End Anxiety, Overwhelm, Stress, Panic Attacks, Social Anxiety, Fears, Ruminating Thoughts, and Negativity ONCE AND FOR ALL!

During the Anxiety Summit 5, Food Mood Expert and Certified Nutritionist Trudy Scott interviewed researchers, doctors, psychiatrists, nutritionists, consumer advocates, psychologists, and other experts to do just that.

  • Discover the Very Powerful Connection Between Food and Mood!
  • Hear the Science and Learn Practical Tools You Can Start to Use NOW!
  • Be Empowered, Take Charge and Feel Hopeful!
  • Practitioners… Get Solutions to Help Your Clients and Patients.

Sign up to access the video replays, audio recordings, and transcript downloads of all expert talks from the Anxiety Summit 5!

Expert Speakers & Topics

Allison Siebecker, ND, MSOM, LAC

SIBO: Anxiety, Testing, Probiotics & Fecal Transplants Part 1

  • Link between SIBO and anxiety
  • SIBO breath test and IBS Smart test
  • Diet, herbals and prokinetics

Dr. Siebecker has been in clinical practice since 2006 and a SIBO specialist since 2010. She was the Co-Founder and former Medical Director of the SIBO Center for Digestive Health at the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM), where she teaches Advanced Gastroenterology. She serves as the only Naturopathic Physician on the GI Health Foundation IBS Faculty. She Co-Founded the NUNM GI Conference, NUNM SIBO Symposium, and the online SIBO SOS™ Summits I-III. Dr. Siebecker is passionate about education, teaching practitioners and patients alike. She is an award winning author and is the author of the free educational website siboinfo.com.

Ann Louise Gittleman, PHD, CNS

Why Bile is the Key to Anxiety & Hormone Havoc

  • Effects on estrogen and thyroid health
  • Symptoms of low-quality bile
  • Using bitters, choline, taurine, inositol and methionine

Ann Louise Gittleman is a New York Times Bestselling author of over 30 books on diet, detox, the environment, and women’s health. Beloved by many, she is regarded as a nutritional visionary and health pioneer who has fearlessly stood on the front lines of holistic and integrative medicine. A Columbia University graduate, Gittleman has been recognized as one of the Top Ten Nutritionists in the country by Self Magazine, and has received the American Medical Writers Association award for excellence and the Humanitarian Award from the Cancer Control Society.

You can connect with Ann Louise at annlouise.com and facebook.com/annlouisegittleman

Carolyn Ledowsky, ND

How We Used GABA for Lyme Anxiety

  • Mechanism of methylation
  • B12 gene variants: MTR, MTRR, TCN
  • Tryptophan “steal” and a simple niacin test

Carolyn Ledowsky is the founder of MTHFR Support Australia. She is a naturopath, herbalist and nutritionist who has a Bachelor of Herbal Medicine, Bachelor of Naturopathy, Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy and Diploma of Nutrition and a Bachelor of Economics from Sydney University. She has also studied courses in genetics at Duke University (Genetics and Evolution) and The University of Maryland (Genes and the Human condition – from behaviour to biotechnology).

Carolyn now sees chronically ill patients from all over the world, who have searched, sometimes for decades, to find the reason behind their ill health. Her strength lies in her ability to reveal layers of dysfunction and not give up until results are seen. Most of her patients have MTHFR mutations and/or associated methylation disturbances. Her key passion is fertility and her mission is to make sure that every couple knows if they have the MTHFR and associated genes that affect their chances of falling pregnant.

Her practice specialises in genetic susceptibility and how this contributes to biochemical dysfunction and chronic health conditions.

Datis Kharrazian, DHSC, DC, MS, FACN, CNS

Fix the Brain to Fix the Gut

 

  • Impact of brain injury and impaired vagal activity
  • Activate your neurons
  • Polyphenols and butyrate for leaky gut/brain

Dr. Datis Kharrazian is a clinical research scientist, academic professor, and a functional medicine health care provider. He is Associate Clinical Professor at Loma Linda University School of Medicine and a Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School and the Department of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Kharrazian earned a PhD in Health Science with concentrations in immunology and toxicology and a Doctor of Health Science degree from Nova Southeastern University. He completed his post-doctoral research training at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Kharrazian earned a Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport, a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Southern California University of Health Sciences, and a Master of Medical Sciences degree in Clinical Investigation from Harvard Medical School. He is the author of Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms? and Why Isn’t My Brain Working?, the creator of several functional medicine and neurology online courses, and the founder of the Kharrazian institute, a post-graduate institute for functional medicine and restorative neurology.

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David Brady, ND, DC, CCN, DACBN

GI MAP Stool Test for Anxiety/Fibromyalgia

 

  • Why women are more commonly diagnosed with fibromyalgia
  • Significance of pancreatic elastase/SCFA testing
  • Protocols for anxiety, pain and gut dysfunction

Dr. David M. Brady has 28-years of experience as an integrative practitioner and over 24 years in health sciences academia. He is a licensed naturopathic medical physician in Connecticut and Vermont, is board certified in functional medicine and clinical nutrition, and is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition.

He currently serves as the Director of the Human Nutrition Institute, and Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut. He maintains a private practice, Whole Body Medicine, in Fairfield, CT. Dr. Brady is also the Chief Medical Officer for Designs for Health and Diagnostic Solutions Labs and is an expert consultant to the nutritional supplement and clinical laboratory industries.

Dr. Brady is one of the foremost authorities on properly diagnosing and treating fibromyalgia, has been featured in top popular media including Dr. Oz, ELLE and NPR. He is an internationally sought-after presenter on nutritional, functional and integrative medicine.

Dr. Brady has published a multitude of peer-reviewed scientific papers and textbooks related to chronic pain, autoimmunity and functional gastroenterology and is a featured contributing author in the medical textbooks. His Amazon best-selling book, The Fibro-Fix, was published by Rodale and released in July of 2016. Learn more at FibroFix.com

David Jockers, DNM, DC, MS

Fasting for Anxiety and Gut Health

 

  • Science of intermittent fasting
  • Impact on neurotransmitters, sleep and cravings
  • Fasting with porphyria and pyroluria

Dr. David Jockers is a doctor of natural medicine, a functional nutritionist and corrective care chiropractor. He currently owns and operates Exodus Health Center Kennesaw, Georgia and runs one of the hottest natural health websites. DrJockers.com has over 1 million monthly page views and his work has been seen on popular media such as the Dr Oz show.

Dr Jockers is a world-renowned expert in the area of ketosis, fasting and the ketogenic diet. He is the developer of the bestselling “Navigating the Ketogenic Diet” E-course and the host of the popular Keto Edge Summit and the Fasting Transformation Summit.

Dr Jockers is also a sought-after speaker around the country on such topics as ketosis, weight loss, brain health, healing leaky gut, thyroid function, natural detoxification and disease prevention.

David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM

Anxiety, Gut-Brain Communication and Diet

 

  • Fermented foods, prebiotics, gut integrity and anxiety
  • SCFAs, HDACs and serotonin production
  • Inflammation/cortisol and amygdala/pre-frontal cortex connection

Dr. Perlmutter is a Board-Certified Neurologist and four-time New York Times bestselling
author. He serves on the Board of Directors and is a Fellow of the American College of
Nutrition.

Dr. Perlmutter received his M.D. degree from the University of Miami School of
Medicine where he was awarded the Leonard G. Rowntree Research Award. He serves as
a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and has
published extensively in peer-reviewed scientific journals including Archives of
Neurology, Neurosurgery, and The Journal of Applied Nutrition. In addition, he is a
frequent lecturer at symposia sponsored by institutions such as the World Bank and IMF,
Columbia University, Scripps Institute, New York University, and Harvard University
and serves as an Associate Professor at the University of Miami Miller School of
Medicine.

His books have been published in 34 languages and include the #1 New York Times
bestseller Grain Brain, The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs and Sugar, with over 1
million copies in print. He is the editor of the upcoming collection The Microbiome and
the Brain that will be authored by top experts in the field and will be published in 2019
by CRC Press.

Dr. Perlmutter’s new book Brain Wash co-written with Austin Perlmutter, MD published in January 2020.

Donna Gates, MED, ABAAHP

Bacteriophage Therapy instead of Antibiotics

 

  • Viruses that attack specific bacteria
  • Effects on inflammation and gut microbiota
  • Cultured vegetables to help with oxalate issues

Donna Gates, M.Ed., ABAAHP, is the international best-selling author of The Body Ecology Diet: Recovering Your Health and Rebuilding Your Immunity and The Body Ecology Guide to Growing Younger: Anti-Aging Wisdom for Every Generation.

For the last 25 years, she has been on a mission to change the way the world eats. Her first book, The Body Ecology Diet, introduced the world to a sugar-free, gluten-free, casein-free, and probiotic-rich diet and a way of life that is now followed by tens of thousands of people around the world. The Diet grew to popularity initially by word of mouth and all these years later, still stands the test of time.

In 1994, Donna introduced a powdered blend of stevia rebaudioside to the US and it has since become the safest and most popular natural sweeter in the world. She pioneered and championed foods like young coconut kefir and coconut oil, and coined the phrase “inner ecosystem” to describe the still undiscovered network of microbes in our gut, now called the “Microbiome.” She also began teaching about the long-forgotten health benefits of fermented foods to provide the diversity needed in a healthy gut.

Over the past 25 years, Donna has become one of the most respected authorities in the field of digestive health, diet, and nutrition. In 2013, she completed an Advanced Fellowship with the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. Donna’s extensive research and dedication to learning help her stay ahead of what’s coming in the field of health and nutrition. Her latest passion is nutritional genomics. She will soon launch a training program for practitioners that confirms that Body Ecology is a Gut Smart/Gene Smart way of life.

Edward Group, DC, NP, DACBN, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM

B12: Anxiety, OCD, Constipation & the Microbiome

 

  • How low vitamin B12 is related to anxiety
  • The stomach, parietal cells and intrinsic factor
  • Risks for low B12, testing and supplementing

Dr. Edward Group III is a world-renowned natural health expert, best-selling author, and frequent guest on radio and television. As a healer and alternative health advocate, Dr. Group has dedicated his life to helping others. Dr. Group’s mission is to identify and eliminate the root cause of disease. He is the founder and CEO of Global Healing Center, an industry leader and innovator in the field of natural health. Through his company and his media appearances, Dr. Group is spreading his message of positivity, hope, and wellness throughout the world.

Eric Zielinski, DC, MPH(C)

Essential Oils for Anxiety & Digestion

 

  • Peppermint oil for IBS and labor anxiety
  • Lavender, thyme and clary sage
  • Using intuition to create healing blends

The author of the National Bestseller, The Healing Power of Essential Oils and founder of DrEricZ.com (now NaturalLivingFamily.com), Dr. Eric Zielinski has pioneered natural living and Biblical health education since 2003. Knowing what it’s like to be sick from a young age and having recovered from several chronic diseases in his early 20s, he has been on a mission to share the evidence-based approach to natural living that empowered him to regain control of his health with the world. Trained as an aromatherapist, public health researcher and chiropractor, Dr. Z is an accomplished researcher with several publications and conference proceedings.

Authors of The Essential Oils Diet, Dr. Z & Sabrina Ann Zielinski – aka Mama Z – started their online ministry in 2014 with DrEricZ.com to help people learn how to use natural remedies, like essential oils, safely and effectively. Now, with more 6 million visitors every year, it has rapidly become the #1 source for Biblical Health and non-branded essential oils education online.

Evan Brand, BHCN, CFMP, NTP

Floatation Therapy for Anxiety and PTSD

 

  • Antianxiety and antidepressant effect of Floatation-REST
  • How floatation therapy also helps digestion
  • The benefits of magnesium from the Epsom Salts in float tanks

Evan Brand is a Podcast Host, Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner and Nutritional Therapist. He is passionate about healing the chronic fatigue, obesity, and depression epidemics after solving his own IBS and depression issues. He uses at-home lab testing and customized supplement programs to find and fix the root cause of a wide range of health symptoms. His Evan Brand Podcast has over 7 million downloads and counting. He is the author of Stress Solutions, REM Rehab and The Everything Guide to Nootropics. He offers free 15-minute functional medicine phone consultations to discuss your health symptoms and goals at his site EvanBrand.com

Hyla Cass, MD

The Endocannabinoid System and the Gut

 

  • Impact on motility, nausea, abdominal pain and IBS
  • Improve fear of public speaking, social anxiety and PTSD
  • CBD: anandamide, isolates and dosing

Nationally acclaimed innovator and expert in the fields of integrative medicine, psychiatry, and addiction recovery, Dr. Hyla Cass helps individuals to take charge of their health. One area of expertise is helping individuals to withdraw from both psychiatric medication and substances of abuse with the aid of natural supplements, some of which are part of her own line of innovative nutritional supplements.

Dr. Cass appears often as a guest on national radio and television, including The Dr. Oz Show, E! Entertainment, and The View, and in national print media. She has been quoted in many national magazines, blogs for the Huffington Post, and is the author of several best-selling books including: Natural Highs, 8 Weeks to Vibrant Health, Supplement your Prescription: What Your Doctor Doesn’t Know About Nutrition, and The Addicted Brain and How to Break Free.

A native of Toronto, she graduated from the University of Toronto School of Medicine, interned at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, and completed a psychiatric residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center/UCLA. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN), and of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine (ABIHM).

Jay Davidson, DC, PSCD

Parasites, Anxiety and TUDCA for Liver drainage

 

  • Parasite facts/myths
  • New dosing options for mimosa pudica seed
  • TUDCA for liver, neuroinflammation and depression

Dr. Jay Davidson D.C., PSc.D. completed his undergraduate studies at University Wisconsin La Crosse Majoring in Biology with biomedical concentration and chemistry minor. He received his doctorate of chiropractic degree at Northwestern College of Chiropractic in Minnesota.

Dr. Jay Davidson focuses on functional, natural medicine. He is also a popular speaker and a two-time #1 international best-selling author. Dr. Jay is the host of the Chronic Lyme Disease Summits, the Parasite Summit and the Viral & Retroviral Summit.

Dr. Jay Davidson is admired for his ability to bridge the gap between the scientific health community and the layperson. Dr. Jay is an ambitious clinician and his At-Home program walks you through his exact protocols that changed his wife’s life from a near-death experience with Lyme disease. Dr. Davidson He is also the co-founder of Microbe Formulas.

Joette Calabrese, HMC, CCH, RSHOM

Homeopathy for Dysbiosis, Anxiety & Angst

 

  • Using gelsemium for anticipatory anxiety
  • Remedies for OCD and phobias
  • Using homeopathy for benzodiazepine tapers

Joette Calabrese, is an international homeopathic consultant, author, educator, and sought-after speaker.

She is an honorary board member of the Weston A. Price Foundation, authors a nine-year-running column in their international quarterly journal, and is a blogger where she treats readers to her homeopathy secrets.

Ms. Calabrese is nationally certified by the North American Society of Homeopaths and the Council for Homeopathic Certification, accrediting organizations that are dedicated to maintaining high standards of homeopathy in North America.

Joette turned her back on conventional drugs over 36 years ago, became a homeopath, and has met and taught tens of thousands of people in her practice and teaching career. More importantly, she raised her now adult children without a single visit to a traditional doctor, using homeopathy and sound nutrition instead.

She empowers families with the ability to treat themselves using her practical homeopathy methods and of course, guts, spunk, and moxie.

Visit her website JoetteCalabrese.com

Jonathan Landsman

4 Lifesaving Tips to Reduce Anxiety

 

  • Why changing your attitude is so important
  • 4 phrases to help reduce anxiety
  • Opportunities, staying calm and learning from losses

For over 30 years, Jonathan Landsman has been in the health and fitness industry and is the creator of NaturalHealth365.com – one of the most popular natural health web sites in the world.

Attracting nearly 500,000 people / month, NaturalHealth365 offers a free newsletter, weekly podcast and weekend show – revealing the very best information about natural health and science.

In addition, Jonathan has created 3 highly successful online events: The Holistic Oral Health Summit, The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Summit and the Immune Defense Summit – which features many of the brightest minds in biological dentistry and integrative medicine.

For the past several years, Jonathan has produced over 500 online programs with nearly 300 of the best healthcare providers in the world. His goal is simple: To reveal the most effective ways to detoxify the body, correct nutritional deficiencies and reverse disease symptoms – without the need for expensive medications or risky medical procedures.

Jonathan & Lori Otto

Lori’s Anxiety-Gut Story & Solution

 

  • How parasites triggered Lori’s symptoms
  • Tips to avoid an antidepressant taper
  • How to solve your complex health issues

Jonathan Otto is an investigative journalist and natural medicine advocate, producer of the Emmy- submitted docu-series Autoimmune Secrets & Depression, Anxiety & Dementia Secrets, and Natural Medicine Secrets. His films have been seen by tens of millions of people and have become world- leading resources in major fields, including cancer, autoimmune disease, depression, anxiety, and dementia.

His wife Lori Otto experienced some health issues in recent years and has turned her attention to seeking truth and exposing how she cured herself from depression, anxiety, being in a lot of pain & digestive issues, naturally. She co-created and produced Women’s Health Secrets with Jonathan.

Together they work with world-leading doctors and scientists and have become one of the most sought after information sources in the world for preventing and reversing disease through natural treatments.

Julie Matthews, NC

Anxiety & the Gut-Brain Axis in Autism

 

  • Nutritional and dietary intervention
  • Gut-immune-brain axis, mTOR and amino acids
  • Significance of fecal microbiota transplants

Julie Matthews is a Certified Nutrition Consultant and published researcher specializing in complex neurological, digestive, and immune conditions, most notably autism. She is the author of the award-winning book, Nourishing Hope for Autism, and co-author of a study proving the efficacy of nutrition and dietary intervention for autism published in the peer-reviewed journal, Nutrients.

Julie’s approach is based on the BioIndividual Nutrition® needs of each person and stems from her 18 years of work with autism. Using autism as a model for complex chronic disease, her approach and methodology help practitioners specializing in varied disorders improve the health and healing of their clients through her BioIndividual Nutrition Training for practitioners. And she supports parents with many writings and learning materials, including her nutrition program for parents: Nourishing Hope for Healing Kids. Julie has a private nutrition practice in San Francisco, California, and supports families and clinicians from around the world with her nutrition learning tools and professional training courses. Visit http://NourishingHope.com and http://BioIndividualNutrition.com

Kiran Krishnan

Spore-based Probiotics to Boost Serotonin & GABA

 

  • How are spore-based probiotics different
  • Bacillus coagulans for depression with IBS symptoms
  • Increase carotenoids and serotonin, reduce inflammation

Kiran Krishnan is a Research Microbiologist and has been involved in the dietary supplement and nutrition market for the past 17 years. He comes from a strict research background having spent several years with hands-on R&D in the fields of molecular medicine and microbiology at the University of Iowa. He left University research to take a position as the U.S. Business Development and Product Development lead for Amano Enzyme, USA. Amano is one of the world’s largest suppliers of therapeutic enzymes used in the dietary supplement and pharmaceutical industries in North America. Kiran also established a Clinical Research Organization where he designed and conducted dozens of human clinical trials in human nutrition. Kiran is also a co-founder and partner in Nu Science Trading, LLC.; a nutritional technology development, research and marketing company in the U.S. Dietary Supplement and Medical Food markets. Most recently, Kiran is acting as the Chief Scientific Officer at Physician’s Exclusive, and Microbiome Labs. He has developed over 50 private label nutritional products for small to large brands in the global market. He is a frequent lecturer on the Human Microbiome at Medical and Nutrition Conferences. He conducts the popular monthly Microbiome Series Webinars through the Rebel Health Tribe Group practitioner training program, is an expert guest on National Radio and Satellite radio and has been a guest speaker on several Health Summits as a microbiome expert. He is currently involved in 13 novel human clinical trials on probiotics and the human microbiome. Kiran is also on the Scientific Advisory Board for 5 other companies in the industry. Kiran offers his extensive knowledge and practical application of the latest science on the human microbiome as it relates to health and wellness.

Magdalena Wszelaki

Herbs to Improve Digestion & Support GABA

 

    • Chamomile for digestion, gut healing and anxiety
    • Soothing and calming demulcents: licorice and marshmallow
    • Sage and raspberry for IBS, anxiety and hormone balance

Magdalena Wszelaki is the author of the best-seller cookbook Cooking for Hormone Balance, published by Harper Collins. She is the founder of Hormones Balance, a nutrition practice dedicated to helping women to rebalance hormones naturally. Magdalena is a certified nutrition coach, herbalist, speaker and educator with a long history of hormonal challenges.

Her health crisis was the direct result from a highly stressful life in advertising – starting from Graves’ and Hashimoto’s Disease (autoimmune conditions causing thyroid failure) to adrenal fatigue and estrogen dominance.

Today she is in full remission, lives a symptoms-free awesome life and teaches women how to accomplish the same in her book, and online resources.

Marisol Teijeiro, ND

Hidden Jewels in your Stools & Castor Oil Packs

 

  • Methane/sulfur smelling stool and transit time
  • Castor oil packs for liver, nutrient absorption and anxiety
  • Learn to use a castor oil pack

Dr. Marisol Teijeiro, Naturopathic Doctor, ND, BA – Queen of the Thrones™ is a world leader renowned for her passion for cleansing and gut health. After receiving her degree as a Naturopathic Doctor, she completed her International Speaker Certification to help share her challenges with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, as 14% of our world’s population experiences the same struggles daily.

Crowned the Queen of the Thrones™ by her patients, for over 15 years she has trained and educated health care practitioners and has helped thousands of patients transition from Irritable Bowels to Owning Their Throne and Thriving.

The launch of her first book, “Oh, Sh*t!” and her educational conferences and programs, heralds her championing you to become your legend.

Join her movement so that we can help 14% of our population – that is 1 billion people – that struggle everyday with Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

Michael Murray, ND

PQQ for Stress, Sleep, Mitochondria & Gut Health

 

  • Pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ) for calm energy
  • Protective against every known toxin
  • Improved happiness and fullness of social life

Michael T. Murray, N.D. is one of the world’s leading authorities on natural medicine. He has published over 30 books featuring natural approaches to health. He is a graduate, former faculty member, and serves on the Board of Regents of Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Murray is the Chief Science Officer of Enzymedica.

For the past thirty-five years, Dr. Murray has been compiling a massive database of original scientific studies from the medical literature. He has personally collected over 70,000 articles from the scientific literature, which provide strong evidence on the effectiveness of diet, vitamins, minerals, herbs, and other natural measures in the maintenance of health and the treatment of disease. It is from this constantly expanding database that Dr. Murray provides the answers on health and healing on DoctorMurray.com.

According to Dr. Murray: “One of the great myths about natural medicines is that they are not scientific. The fact of the matter is that for most common illnesses there is greater support in the medical literature for a natural approach than there is for drugs or surgery.”

Misty Williams

Self-Advocating and the Power of Community

 

  • Empower yourself with labs and knowledge
  • Community connection, exploration and sharing
  • Misty’s gut health and fecal microbiota transplant

Misty Williams spent years struggling to reclaim her health and vitality after surgery to remove an ovarian cyst, life-threatening complications and an endometriosis diagnosis sent her into a brain fog and fatigue tailspin.

Her doctor told her that the only remedies for her issues were drugs and surgeries, that her labs were “normal” and she could “google” to learn more about what was happening to her body.

At 35 years old, Misty embarked on the fight for her quality of life, enduring many more challenges on her road to healing, including an unexplained 45-lb weight gain, debilitating brain fog, fatigue, hypothyroidism, and premature ovarian failure.

She founded Healing Rosie.com to provide high-performing women with the resources and community to successfully confront the unexpected chronic health issues that women often experienced as they age.

Navaz Habib, DC, AFMCP

Vagus Nerve Activation to Reduce Anxiety

 

  • Bowel transit time and heart rate variability
  • How the vagus nerve becomes dysfunctional
  • Activation: gargling, auricular acupuncture, social interaction

Dr. Navaz Habib, is a functional medicine practitioner, author and speaker who empowers his clients to dig a little deeper and find the answers to what is holding back their health. He works with entrepreneurs, executives and professional athletes who want to take their health to a new level, allowing them to contribute and serve more people.

Having gone through his own personal experiences with poor health and weight struggles, Dr. Habib is well equipped to implement personalized recommendations for each of his clients. In identifying the root causes of health imbalances, and addressing them naturally, his patients experience optimal health the way their bodies were meant to feel, rather than continuing to deal with the stressors that are holding them back.

Dr. Habib’s book “Activate Your Vagus Nerve” is a simple to follow guide to help you identify and address a major missing piece in patients dealing with chronic health concerns such as anxiety and depression. By activating the Vagus nerve, we can optimize our productivity, focus and energy levels, allowing us to experience the effects of upgraded health.

Pedram Shojai, OMD

Gut Health & Anxiety in Chinese Medicine

 

  • 5 elements and your emotions
  • Pulse, tongue, history and ancient wisdom
  • Using qigong to calm the storm

Pedram Shojai, OMD is a man with many titles. He is the founder and CEO of Well.Org, the editor of Be More! magazine, the author of the NY Times bestseller The Urban Monk (Rodale, 2016) and Rise and Shine (Process, 2011), the producer and director of the movie Vitality, the executive producer and writer for the film, Origins and the Host of two weekly video podcast series, The Urban Monk and The Health Bridge. In his spare time, he’s also a Taoist priest, a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, a kung fu world traveler, a fierce global green warrior, an avid backpacker, a Qi Gong Master, and an old school Jedi bio-hacker working to preserve our natural world and wake us up to our full potential.

Pete Evans

Eat, Play, Connect

 

  • Food can be your medicine
  • Finding joy, playing and earthing in the ocean
  • Mealtimes with family, listening and being grateful

Pete Evans is an internationally renowned and household chef, restaurateur, author and
television presenter. His passion for food and a healthy lifestyle inspires individuals and
families around the world.

As Australia’s number one selling author of healthy cooking and lifestyle books, Pete is
dedicated to educating people about nutritional food and wellness. His newest book is called
Heal: 101 simple ways to improve your health in a modern world

One of his latest projects is the award-winning documentary film The Magic Pill which shows
the impact food can have on people’s health, now streaming globally on Netflix. Pete has been
co-host and judge of Australia’s number 1 television show My Kitchen Rules for 9 seasons. He
has hosted and produced 2 seasons of The Paleo Way, a television series which sees Pete
creating delicious non-inflammatory dishes with special guests from around the globe and
interviewing some of the world’s leading experts on health and wellness.

Peteʼs loves his family, the ocean, surfing, and maintaining his own healthy lifestyle. When he
changed his life to a healthy way of living, an abundance of mental, physical, and emotional
changes followed. This paved the way for Peteʼs belief that food can be medicine, and that it
should be our first port of call for a healthier life.

Peter Bongiorno, ND, LAC

The Gut-Brain Axis and Mental Health

 

  • Does your microbiome influence mental health?
  • Correlations between your tongue and stool test
  • HDAC inhibitors, butyrate and probiotics

Peter Bongiorno, N.D., LAc. is passionate about holistic mental health and is honored to be a witness for his patients as he guides their healing journeys. Peter is co-director of InnerSource Natural Health and Acupuncture, with two thriving practices in New York City and Long Island. Specializing in emotional and mental health, Dr. Bongiorno researched at the NIH’s National Institute of Mental Health in the department of Clinical Neuroendocrinology, and Yale’s department of pharmacology before training at Bastyr University in naturopathic medicine and acupuncture. He is immediate past president of the NY Association of Naturopathic Physicians and is active in gaining naturopathic licensing in NY. A major contributor to the Textbook of Natural Medicine, in 2010 he authored Healing Depression the first comprehensive textbook designed to teach physicians the science and art of natural medicine for mood support.

His first public book in 2010 for depression was “How Come They’re Happy and I’m Not,” which he followed in 2015 with the professional guide “Holistic Solutions for Anxiety And Depression” . His latest work is “Put Anxiety Behind You: The Complete Drug Free Program”. Peter formulates unique physician grade nutraceuticals for mood support which have helped scores of patients. He enjoys teaching psychiatrists and other conventional physicians who want to learn how to use natural medicines with their patients though both lecturing nationally as well as through PsychiatryRedefined.Org. He can be reached through www.drpeterbongiorno.com and www.InnerSourceHealth.com

Rodger Murphree, DC, CNS

Food Sensitivities & Anxiety

 

  • Skin prick, IgG, elimination and pulse test
  • Low HCL & low pancreatic enzymes
  • Gluten & anxiety, ADHD, headaches, fibromyalgia

Dr. Rodger Murphree is a board certified chiropractic physician and board certified nutritional specialist. He is an internationally recognized fibromyalgia expert. His “Murphree Method” a combination of functional and orthomolecular medicine, has helped thousands of patients get healthy and feel good again.

He’s the author of 3 books for patients and doctors including “Treating and Beating Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome,” “Treating and Beating Anxiety and Depression With Orthomolecular Medicine” and” Heart Disease What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You”.

Dr. Murphree is a frequent guest on local and national radio and television programs including NBC, Fox, and ABC. He writes for several professional and public health related publications. His articles have appeared in The Washington Post as well as peer reviewed professional journals, including, Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients, Chiropractic Economics, Alternative Fibromyalgia News Magazine, The American Chiropractor, and Nutri-News.
He maintains a busy practice, working by phone and Skype, helping patients all over the world get healthy and feel good again.

You can learn more about Dr. Murphree at yourfibrodoctor.com.

Shivan Sarna

SIBO: Anxiety, Testing, Probiotics & Fecal Transplants Part 2

 

  • Mixed results with probiotics and fermented foods
  • New fecal microbiota transplant study
  • Opioids, alcohol, EMFs, psoriasis and chronic SIBO

After being diagnosed with Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth in 2015, Shivan Sarna set out on a mission to heal her gut and get her life back. But she quickly was frustrated by the lack of accurate and reliable information. She spent the next year traveling around the country for appointments with the leading SIBO experts, reading everything she could find online and becoming a “patient expert” herself.

She created SIBO SOS™ to support others on their journey to understand, treat, and manage IBS, SIBO, and other digestive issues. Relying on her past as a yoga teacher and 20 years of experience hosting live TV, Shivan’s superpower is asking the questions SIBO patients have and then making that information easily understood and actionable. Through live Workshops, expert-led courses, a podcast, blog, and free Facebook community, SIBO SOS™ has now helped thousands of people.

Summer Bock

Bitters: Calming and Digestive Support

 

  • Doing the bitters challenge to reduce sweet cravings
  • Vagus nerve, stomach acid, bile salts, peristalsis
  • Ginger, licorice, catnip, gentian and making your own

Summer Bock is a trained herbalist certified in integrative nutrition through Columbia University. A raver in her early twenties, devastating allergies emerged that left her exhausted, hive-ridden, and only able to consume 30 foods without a reaction – an outlook that stumped the medical community. Leveraging her background in microbiology and fascination with gut health, Summer healed herself through research and formulation of various digestive bitters, which she now produces for her Guts & Glory Apothecary online. Summer Bock coined the phrase “Gut Rebuilding”, which is now cornerstone terminology in the integrative health conversation. She is the founder of the Fermentationist Certification Program.

Tara Hunkin, NTP, CGP, RWP

Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Anxiety

 

  • Mitochondria in the gut, brain and anxiety
  • Causes, testing, signs and symptoms of dysfunction
  • Healing nutrients: Carnitine, COQ10, folinic acid, meal timing

Tara Hunkin is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Certified GAPS Practitioner, Restorative Wellness Practitioner, mother and founder of My Child Will Thrive (website and podcast) author and host of the Autism, ADHD and SPD Summit.

My Child Will Thrive was founded out of the frustration Tara felt when searching for explanations and solutions for her daughter. Doctor visits left her with more questions than answers and she was forced to do the research and find her own way to help her child. Tara’s daughter is now a thriving 15 year old, succeeding in and out of school…..lovely!

Tara now supports parents of children with neurodevelopmental disorders struggling to find the right combination of treatments and therapies through educating and coaching them so that they can get the best results for their children while saving time, money and effort in her HeadsUp™ Coaching and Community Program.

Tara continues to expand her knowledge by attending and speaking at conferences and is a member of the Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs, International Association of Functional Neurology and Rehabilitation, and Nutritional Therapy Association.

Todd Watts, DC, PSCD

Pyroluria, Oxidative Stress and Parasites

 

  • Impact of oxidative stress and parasites
  • GAD enzymes, heme, radium, lead and lab markers
  • Drainage, binders and mimosa pudica seed

Dr. Todd A. Watts is a national board certified Chiropractic Physician in Idaho, a Functional Wellness Practitioner and is licensed with the Pastoral Medical Association. Many know him as the “Parasite Guy”, but he also has extensive knowledge in Functional Blood Chemistry, Biochemistry, and in helping those with chronic illness overcome their struggles to restore their health. He is also the cofounder of Microbe Formulas and CellCore Biosciences and loves to research to formulate products which will change the world. Dr. Watts was the first to bring Mimosa Pudica seed to the general health market in the US. He has an amazing health journey which has led him to be able to help others.

Tom O’Bryan, DC, CCN, DACBN

Anxiety: The Latest Gluten Research and Testing Part 1

 

  • Losing oral tolerance and wheat-related disorder
  • Schizophrenia and anti-gliadin antibodies
  • Pathogenic mechanism of non-Celiac / wheat sensitivity

When it comes to getting healthy, Dr. Tom O’Bryan’s goal for you is ‘Making It Easy To Do the Right Thing’. As an internationally recognized, admired and compassionate speaker focusing on food sensitivities, environmental toxins, and the development of autoimmune diseases, Dr. Tom’s audiences discover that it is through a clear understanding of how you got to where you are, that you and your Dr. can figure out what it will take to get you well.

Dr. O’Bryan is considered a ‘Sherlock Holmes’ for chronic disease and teaches that recognizing and addressing the underlying mechanisms that activate an immune response is the map to the highway towards better health. He holds teaching Faculty positions with the Institute for Functional Medicine and the National University of Health Sciences. He has trained and certified tens of thousands of practitioners around the world in advanced understanding of the impact of wheat sensitivity and the development of individual autoimmune diseases.

Dr. O’Bryan’s most recent book, You Can Fix Your Brain: Just 1 Hour a Week to the Best Memory, Productivity, and Sleep You’ve Ever Had, was published through Rodale Books in September 2018, to global accolades. This best seller offers a step-by-step approach to better cognitive function, from nutrition to environment to toxicity, ultimately creating better long-term memory and a sharper mind.

Tom O’Bryan, DC, CCN, DACBN

Anxiety: The Latest Gluten Research and Testing Part 2

 

  • Your forehead is a clue to having celiac disease
  • Leaky blood brain barrier and the Neural Zoomer S100B test
  • Wheat Zoomer, gluteomorphins, prodynorphins & cross-contamination

When it comes to getting healthy, Dr. Tom O’Bryan’s goal for you is ‘Making It Easy To Do the Right Thing’. As an internationally recognized, admired and compassionate speaker focusing on food sensitivities, environmental toxins, and the development of autoimmune diseases, Dr. Tom’s audiences discover that it is through a clear understanding of how you got to where you are, that you and your Dr. can figure out what it will take to get you well.

Dr. O’Bryan is considered a ‘Sherlock Holmes’ for chronic disease and teaches that recognizing and addressing the underlying mechanisms that activate an immune response is the map to the highway towards better health. He holds teaching Faculty positions with the Institute for Functional Medicine and the National University of Health Sciences. He has trained and certified tens of thousands of practitioners around the world in advanced understanding of the impact of wheat sensitivity and the development of individual autoimmune diseases.

Dr. O’Bryan’s most recent book, You Can Fix Your Brain: Just 1 Hour a Week to the Best Memory, Productivity, and Sleep You’ve Ever Had, was published through Rodale Books in September 2018, to global accolades. This best seller offers a step-by-step approach to better cognitive function, from nutrition to environment to toxicity, ultimately creating better long-term memory and a sharper mind.

Trudy Scott, CN

Collagen Can Cause Anxiety & Insomnia

 

  • Acute tryptophan depletion lowers serotonin
  • Are you susceptible to serotonin-lowering effects?
  • Oxalates, glutamates, arginine, glyphosate and histamine

Food Mood Expert Trudy Scott is a certified nutritionist on a mission to educate and empower anxious individuals worldwide about natural solutions for anxiety, stress and emotional eating. Trudy serves as a catalyst in bringing about life enhancing transformations that start with the healing powers of eating real whole food, using individually targeted supplementation and making simple lifestyle changes.

She is known for her expertise in the use of targeted individual amino acids (offering hope and immediate relief from anxiety so other underlying root causes and dietary changes can be addressed with ease); the social anxiety condition pyroluria; and the harmful effects of benzodiazepines.

Trudy presents nationally to nutrition and mental health professionals, and educates health professionals via The Anxiety Nutrition Institute, sharing current research and practical how-to steps.

Trudy is past president of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals. She was recipient of the 2012 Impact Award and served as a Special Advisor to the Board of Directors for many years.

Trudy is the author of The Antianxiety Food Solution: How the Foods You Eat Can Help You Calm Your Anxious Mind, Improve Your Mood and End Cravings (New Harbinger 2011) and host of The Anxiety Summit which has been dubbed “a bouquet of hope.”

Trudy is passionate about sharing the powerful food mood connection because she experienced the results first-hand, finding complete resolution of her anxiety and panic attacks.

Trudy Scott, CN

GABA & Tryptophan: The Gut-Anxiety Connections

 

  • Low serotonin: fear, overwhelm, gut motility and anorexia
  • Low GABA: physical tension, gut and rectal pain, burning mouth
  • Blood brain barrier, phenibut, candida and CBD

Food Mood Expert Trudy Scott is a certified nutritionist on a mission to educate and empower anxious individuals worldwide about natural solutions for anxiety, stress and emotional eating. Trudy serves as a catalyst in bringing about life enhancing transformations that start with the healing powers of eating real whole food, using individually targeted supplementation and making simple lifestyle changes.

She is known for her expertise in the use of targeted individual amino acids (offering hope and immediate relief from anxiety so other underlying root causes and dietary changes can be addressed with ease); the social anxiety condition pyroluria; and the harmful effects of benzodiazepines.

Trudy presents nationally to nutrition and mental health professionals, and educates health professionals via The Anxiety Nutrition Institute, sharing current research and practical how-to steps.

Trudy is past president of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals. She was recipient of the 2012 Impact Award and served as a Special Advisor to the Board of Directors for many years.

Trudy is the author of The Antianxiety Food Solution: How the Foods You Eat Can Help You Calm Your Anxious Mind, Improve Your Mood and End Cravings (New Harbinger 2011) and host of The Anxiety Summit which has been dubbed “a bouquet of hope.”

Trudy is passionate about sharing the powerful food mood connection because she experienced the results first-hand, finding complete resolution of her anxiety and panic attacks.

Trudy Scott, CN

Really Simple Solutions for Anxiety & Gut Health

 

  • Moisturizing, multi-tasking and doing nothing
  • Forest bathing, laughter, smiling, smelling and pooping well
  • Avoiding alcohol, tattoos, hair dye, pet products, etc.

Food Mood Expert Trudy Scott is a certified nutritionist on a mission to educate and empower anxious individuals worldwide about natural solutions for anxiety, stress and emotional eating. Trudy serves as a catalyst in bringing about life enhancing transformations that start with the healing powers of eating real whole food, using individually targeted supplementation and making simple lifestyle changes.

She is known for her expertise in the use of targeted individual amino acids (offering hope and immediate relief from anxiety so other underlying root causes and dietary changes can be addressed with ease); the social anxiety condition pyroluria; and the harmful effects of benzodiazepines.

Trudy presents nationally to nutrition and mental health professionals, and educates health professionals via The Anxiety Nutrition Institute, sharing current research and practical how-to steps.

Trudy is past president of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals. She was recipient of the 2012 Impact Award and served as a Special Advisor to the Board of Directors for many years.

Trudy is the author of The Antianxiety Food Solution: How the Foods You Eat Can Help You Calm Your Anxious Mind, Improve Your Mood and End Cravings (New Harbinger 2011) and host of The Anxiety Summit which has been dubbed “a bouquet of hope.”

Trudy is passionate about sharing the powerful food mood connection because she experienced the results first-hand, finding complete resolution of her anxiety and panic attacks.

What Attendees Have Had to Say

I have been riveted this entire week by the Anxiety Summit This whole week has been amazing! I have neglected all household responsibilities, much to the chagrin of those I care for, and it has been worth every second! Each interview has been fascinating, entertaining and nutrient-dense! Thank you!

The choice of speakers was really excellent, as was the whole format. I learned a great deal. I would also add that Trudy exudes both warmth and conviction, and I have looked forward every day to hearing her encouraging voice and learning from the provocative questions she asked each speaker. The interactive format was really nice–she never dominated the conversation, but often had something insightful to add to the guest’s comments.

I am a Naturopath/Nutritionist, specializing in the emotional/mental ramifications of Lyme Disease, and constantly attend webinars on numerous topics. I’m so impressed with Trudy’s knowledge and ability to ask the right questions and the webinar in general is fantastic… one of the best I’ve attended. Thank you, Trudy!

Fantastic work and what a selection of awe inspiring professionals leading the way forward in thinking about anxiety, stress and the biochemical dance that exists within everyone of us. Well done.

I’m so impressed with how extremely knowledgable, positive and engaging our speakers are. Your questioning is great and everyone’s such a good teacher, summarizing while adding tons of details and personal stories helps with comprehension of this amazing wealth of work. I am more than motivated to give up sugar and gluten and try some supplements while hopefully modeling for my children in their 20s how to be healthier and wiser. Thank you!

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