Cutting-Edge Topics Coming Up At The A4M BHRT Symposium

The upcoming Endocrine Balance and Bio-Identical Hormone Restoration Therapy Symposium is the premier event for physicians, researchers, and educators to come together to improve individual hormonal care and further the endocrinology practice. This three-day event provides a unique opportunity to network with experts from across the industry, learn about the latest advances in hormone health, and gain evidence-based clinical protocols to help navigate the increasingly complex landscape of patients’ endocrine systems. Taking place at the Boston Park Plaza in Boston, MA, between September 16-18, 2022, the Symposium will host a panel of critically-acclaimed speakers and educators who will share their expertise on various timely topics.

Alongside the Symposium, several advanced educational programs will be offered, including Module I: Peptide Therapy CertificationModule III: Frontiers in Neurology and Brain Health, and Module VII: Clinical Strategies to Optimize Metabolic Resiliency, Immunocompetence, and Biotransformation (Part B).

Here are a few of the innovative session topics our faculty of experts will delve into throughout the weekend.

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Why You Can’t Miss The Medical Education Convergence Weekend

The 2022 Medical Education Convergence (MEC) Weekend is a three-day educational experience designed to connect leading minds and influential voices in healthcare. Gathering experts from a range of medical specialties – from psychoneuroimmunology to pediatric nutrition – and game-changing educational programs, this event provides unparalleled learning and networking opportunities.

Taking place at the stunning Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, between September 8-10, 2022, MEC Weekend offers more than just professional development. Hosted on a luxurious property offering breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, 102 acres of lush grounds, and a suite of amenities, the event venue is a reason to attend in itself.

California is the perfect place to kick off a new academic season with sun-filled days and outdoor activities abound, immersed in the nature of the coast. The event brings together the best of both worlds, a relaxing end-of-summer getaway with cutting-edge educational programming. Featuring the inaugural Pediatric Brain and Resilience SummitNavigate Aging: Telomere Biology and Longevity SummitPeptide Therapy Masterclass, and the bestselling Module XVI-A: Advanced Cardiovascular Health – the MEC weekend will be a monumental event.

Read on to discover some innovative programs and topics we are most excited about.

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5 Surprising Menopause Symptoms — According To Dr. Felice Gersh

While menopause is predominately considered to impact the reproductive system with hormonal fluctuations causing hot flashes, night sweats, and other undesirable symptoms, it is a whole-body transition that involves many different systems. As a result, many women may not be aware that their symptoms are tied to endocrine imbalances, leaving them overlooked and untreated.

“This link of the so-called sex hormones to all body systems is what is behind the surprising menopause symptoms in organs and structures that are not recognized as being highly regulated by the ovarian hormones,” A4M faculty member Felice Gersh, MD, told Well+Good in a recent interview.

A frequent and popular A4M speaker, Dr. Gersh is a board-certified OB/GYN, founder of the Integrative Medical Group of Irvine, and the author of Menopause: 50 Things You Need to Know. During her interview with Well+Good contributor Isadora Baum, Dr. Gersh outlined five surprising symptoms of menopause that are not commonly associated with the condition yet are essential to recognize and take into clinical consideration.

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