Webinar: From the mouth to the arterial wall: The oral-systemic approach to cardiometabolic health

June 25, 2014 Presented by Dan Sindelar, DMD Rapidly accumulating evidence highlights oral health as a major determinant of cardiovascular and metabolic health, and an estimated 80% of the population is affected by this relationship. Accordingly, oral-systemic medicine can guide millions of patients toward healthier hearts and metabolic wellness. Regardless of your medical specialty, you […]

Webinar: Condition-Specific Probiotics: What Every Practitioner Should Know

May 28, 2014 Presented by Kelly Heim, Ph.D. Although probiotics are widely recognized for their digestive and immune health benefits, strong evidence also supports their utility in cardiovascular and mental health. Since different types of organisms produce unique effects, selecting evidence-based strains is imperative for condition-specific use. In this webinar, pharmacologist Kelly Heim, Ph.D. will […]

Webinar: The path toward cardiometabolic health: Using a simple biomarker to measure progress

March 26, 2014 Presented by Michelle Beidelschies, Ph.D. and Kelly Heim, Ph.D. Adiponectin is a metabolic hormone that maintains healthy glucose and lipid homeostasis, vascular endothelial function and cardioprotection. In large studies, the cardiometabolic benefits of exercise and a healthy diet consistently correlate with significant elevations in plasma adiponectin levels. In clinical practice, adiponectin is […]

Webinar: Cardiometabolic health from the inside out: Targeting visceral fat, glucose and lipid metabolism with low-molecular weight monomeric and oligomeric proanthocyanidins (OPCs)

January 21, 2014 Presented by Kohei Homma, Ph.D. An expanding body of published research supports the broad utility of OPCs (oligomeric proanthocyanidins) in cardiometabolic medicine. Oligonol®, a patented lychee fruit extract, delivers low-molecular weight, bioavailable OPCs with clinical benefits documented in over 20 clinical trials to date. Among many positive outcomes, the studies show that […]

Webinar: Probiotics for the mind: A crossroads of the microbiome and mental health

November 18, 2013 Presented by James Greenblatt, M.D. The gut-brain connection is a familiar concept that underscores the mind’s capacity to affect digestive health. However, new research shows that this relationship also functions in reverse. Specifically, microbial residents of the intestinal tract can influence emotional state, mood, cognition, stress responses and social behavior. Accordingly, as […]

Webinar: Zinc and mental health: Assessment, dosage, bioavailability and evidence-based formulations‡

September 24, 2013 Presented by James Greenblatt, M.D. An evolving body of clinical evidence supports a crucial link between zinc status and mental health. By maintaining communication systems within and between neurons, zinc supports healthy mood, eating behavior and stress responses. Even in the absence of overt deficiency, studies show that zinc supports many facets […]

Webinar: Magnesium in Integrative psychiatry: Dosage, bioavailability and evidence-based formulations‡

July 24, 2013 Presented by James Greenblatt, M.D. Magnesium is one of the most important minerals in the central nervous system. Through neurological and endocrine mechanisms, magnesium maintains healthy mood, eating behavior, cognitive performance, sleep quality and stress responses. The neurological actions of magnesium involve neurotransmitters, such as serotonin, dopamine, GABA and glutamate, and hormones […]

Webinar: Keys to a restful night: Integrative strategies to optimize sleep onset and efficiency‡

June 19, 2013 Presented by James Greenblatt, M.D. Sleep is essential for overall health and quality of life. Neurotransmitters, the chemical messengers of the brain, play critical roles in regulating sleep onset, duration and quality. James Greenblatt, M.D. is an integrative psychiatrist who is the Founder and Medical Director of Comprehensive Psychiatric Resources, Inc., in […]

Webinar: Appetite and emotion: Integrative nutritional avenues toward a healthy relationship with food‡

January 30, 2013 Presented by James Greenblatt, M.D. James Greenblatt, M.D. is an integrative psychiatrist who is the Founder and Medical Director of Comprehensive Psychiatric Resources, Inc., in Waltham, MA, and the author of two books on emotional health and eating behavior. In this webinar, Dr. Greenblatt will discuss the neurological and psychological aspects of […]