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Naturopathic Treatment Pearls for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

June 2, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

CNDA Pharmacy Webinar 25
Naturopathic Treatment Pearls for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
with Dr. Alan Christianson, NMD


Tuesday, June 2, 2015: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
2.5 Pharmacy CEs (pending approval by the AANP and the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine)
3 CEs for CA acupuncturists (pending)

$75 members  |  $95 non-members


Course Overview
Hypothyroidism is a common endocrine disorders that affects a growing number of patients. A properly functioning thyroid gland is critical for healthy metabolism, energy, digestion, mood and so much more. Dr. Alan Christianson, NMD, who authored The Complete Idiots Guide to Thyroid Disease and Healing Hashimoto’s, will present on functional laboratory diagnosis of thyroid disorders, specifically Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. He will also review comprehensive treatment strategies that work to resolve patient symptoms and address the underlying cause for Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Case studies will also demonstrate the naturopathic management of hypothyroidism.

Attend this presentation to confidently:

  • Understand the causes, symptoms and risk factors associated with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis
  • Order laboratory tests to diagnose and rule out Hashimoto’s thyroiditis
  • Understand the relationship between TSH scores and free hormone levels.
  • Discuss the controversy surrounding iodine supplementation in patients with hypothyroidism.
  • Understand how the Hypothalamic/Pituitary/Adrenal axis plays a role in thyroid health.
  • Implement prescriptions for the management of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis while considering structural findings on ultrasonography.
  • Use case studies to demonstrate the benefits of synthetic vs desiccated thyroid hormones.

 


Alan Christianson, NMD is a Phoenix, Arizona based naturopathic physician who specializes in natural endocrinology with a focus on thyroid disorders. He is the author of The Adrenal Reset Diet and coauthored The Bestselling Complete Idiot’s Guide to Thyroid Disease, and authored Healing Hashimoto’s, A Savvy Patient’s Guide.  In 1997, he founded Integrative Health, a physician group dedicated to helping people with thyroid disease and weight loss resistance to regain their health. He has been named a Top Doctor in Phoenix magazine, and has appeared on national TV shows, including The Doctors, CNN and Today, and in numerous print media. He trains other physicians in the United States and internationally on management of thyroid disease, weight loss and hormone replacement. To keep his own adrenal glands healthy his hobbies include traveling, mountain unicycling and rock climbing. Dr. Christianson lives in Scottsdale with his wife, Kirin, and their two children, Celestina and Ryan.

CNDA CE Credits

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Date:
June 2, 2015
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6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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