Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo
- What gut microbes have to do with anxiety
- What the direct evidence is these gut microbes affect the brain
- How we can affect the gut microbiome and the immune system
The gut and brain have a steady ability to communicate via the nervous system, hormones, and the immune system. Some of the microbiome can release neurotransmitters, just like our own neurons do, speaking to the brain in its own language via the vagus nerve.
Join Dr. Ritamarie as she discusses that the gut is a terrific place to start helping you be as healthy, resilient, and robust as you have evolved to be.
Dr. Ritamarie is the founder of the Institute of Nutritional Endocrinology, and has over 23 years of clinical experience as a functional medicine practitioner and clinical nutritionist. She's worked with thousands of people around the globe to restore balance to the hormones that control every day functions, and allows them the freedom of a body that is energetic, strong. and vibrant.
Her training and certifications in chiropractic, acupuncture, herbal medicine, clinical nutrition, and HeartMath, combined with her passion for creating delicious meals that heal the body. allow her to have a truly integrative and holistic approach that gets to the root cause rather than band-aiding health issues with symptom-suppressing strategies.
If you are a health practitioner, discover how the intricate relationship between the gut and the brain can help you help your clients put an end to mood swings, low energy, and chronic low vitality. Join Dr. Ritamarie for the live 2015 SHINE Conference, Scientific and Holistic Investigation of Nutritional Endocrinology, a 3-Day Transformational Event, Friday, October 30 – Sunday, November 1, 2015, Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa, Lost Pines, Texas.
Check out Dr. Ritamarie's VITAL Health Community for additional resources on the role that plants and herbs play on your hormones and digestive health, as well as strategies to include in your daily routines to achieve more vitality.