This course is full of new content, research updates and breaking news in the areas of menopause, HRT, menopause botanicals, neuroendocrinology,
osteoporosis and metabolic syndrome. This course is suited for the practitioner who is working with or wants to work with mid life women and wants to
develop their expertise in the use of compounded bio-identical hormones and conventional HRT, stay up to date on the latest botanical research, metabolic syndrome, osteoprosis and natural therapies, and the complex yet crucial understanding of hormones and neurotansmitters, HPA axis, and neurotansmitter/hormonal testing. Bradley J. Bush, N.D. is a new and welcomed member of our faculty. His expertise in neuroendocrinology - physiology, evaluation and management is stellar, and he has a gift for communicating this complex subject in practical and clinically important ways. Kate Beadle, N.P. lectures frequently, and is a local innovator in clinical programs at Kaiser. She is directing a new approach to working with women in menopause with the "menopause group visit". Dr. Mona Morstein has emerged as a leader in the naturopathic profession for her expertise in diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Her lectures receive excellent reviews and provide clinical fundamentals as well as advanced skills in evaluation and management with integrative approaches. We are pleased to welcome back Randi Ledbetter, M.D., a local gynecologist who is the director of a
menopause clinic. Her practical and clinically based lectures are always well received. Dr. Alan Gaby is known by most practitioners of natural therpaies for his extensive nutritional expertise and as an internationally known author and educator. His good humor and expert knowledge
are always a special treat. Tori Hudson, N.D. brings a depth and breadth of knowledge to the topic of the integrative management of menopause that is difficult to find elsewhere. Her evidence-based knowledge of botanical therapies and bio-identical hormones are one of the special features of this weekend. It is a rare opportunity to be educated by this esteemed group of speakers.