Schedule

Each day's talks are on demand for a 24-hour period beginning at 10:00 A.M. U.S. Eastern.

Day 1: November 2, 2020

  • Trudy Scott, CN

    Trudy Scott, CN

    GABA and Tryptophan: Anxiety-Toxin Connections

    01:02:20

    What You'll Learn +

    • Link between phthalates (DEHP) and emotional/ADHD symptoms
    • Impact of fipronil, glyphosate and atrazine
    • Counter the adverse effects of fluoride and lead toxicity

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  • Tom O'Bryan, DC, CCN, DACBN

    Tom O'Bryan, DC, CCN, DACBN

    Body Burden: Environmental Toxins, Tattoos and Wheat

    59:58

    What You'll Learn +

    • Loss of oral tolerance and impact of environmental toxins including phthalates and BPA
    • Heavy metals, bacteria and nickel in tattoo ink
    • Wheat in self-care products and Wheat Zoomer testing markers for increased susceptibility

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  • Christine Schaffner, ND

    Christine Schaffner, ND

    Glymphatic System for Brain Detox

    01:02:38

    What You'll Learn +

    • The astrocyte is the brain’s “Pac-Man” for lead and mercury
    • Tonsils, aquaporins, lymph drainage: PANDAS, anxiety and OCD
    • GABA, sleep, anxiety and high-dose neuroprotective melatonin

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  • Elisa Song, MD

    Elisa Song, MD

    PANDAS/PANS: The Brain on Fire

    01:06:18

    What You'll Learn +

    • Triggers, controversies, misdiagnosis and overlap with COVID-19
    • Symptoms including anxiety, OCD, misophonia, rage, baby talk and more
    • Strep antibodies, Cunningham, klebsiella and hypercoagulation testing

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  • Mark Hyman, MD

    Mark Hyman, MD

    Broken Brain: Toxins, Medications and Infections

    43:01

    What You'll Learn +

    • Over-medication, the pushing of off-label psychiatric medications and medication side-effects
    • Somatopsychic root causes of anxiety, depression, dementia and ADHD: diet, gut health, nutrients, toxin removal and functional medicine as a solution
    • Dr. Hyman’s personal mercury/mold toxicity stories; his bold mission to change the food system to change the world

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  • Nick Ortner

    Nick Ortner

    EFT/Tapping for Anxiety, PTSD, Pain and Cravings

    01:00:21

    What You'll Learn +

    • History of emotional freedom techniques and a how-to session
    • Effects on cortisol, sigA, blood pressure and heart rate variability
    • Using EFT and EMDR to overcome the epigenetic effects of PTSD

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Day 2: November 3, 2020

  • Carolyn Ledowsky, ND

    Carolyn Ledowsky, ND

    Anxiety and Genetic Susceptibility to Environmental Toxins

    01:07:03

    What You'll Learn +

    • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons/PAHs (air pollution/smoke) and organophosphates
    • Moth balls, candles, xenobiotics, coffee, make-up, perfume and cosmetics
    • Role of CYP1A1, CYP2B, CYP1B1, SOD, GSTM and PON1 polymorphisms

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  • Ari Whitten, PhD (Cand.), CES, PES

    Ari Whitten, PhD (Cand.), CES, PES

    Red Light Therapy: Anxiety, Toxins and Benzodiazepines

    01:05:23

    What You'll Learn +

    • Effects on mitochondria, cytochrome c oxidase, hormesis and gene signalling
    • Anxiety/depression research and impact on serotonin and cortisol
    • Comparing different forms of red light therapy

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  • Hyla Cass, MD

    Hyla Cass, MD

    SSRIs, Benzodiazepines, Alcohol and Amino Acids

    01:03:14

    What You'll Learn +

    • SSRI/benzo side-effects, discontinuation syndrome, pre-taper and tapering
    • Harmful effects of alcohol, impacts on sleep, benzo combination and Antabuse
    • Nutrient cofactors for medication taper, alcohol addiction, carb cravings and anxiety

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  • Kara Fitzgerald N, ND, IFMCP

    Kara Fitzgerald N, ND, IFMCP

    The “Dance of Methylation”: Beyond Methylated Folate and B12

    01:00:41

    What You'll Learn +

    • MTHFR and anxiety, depression, ADHD, schizophrenia, autism and bipolar disorder
    • Diet, stressors, methylation nutrients, adaptogens and the microbiome
    • Immuno-physiological approach to COVID-19 from prevention through recovery

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  • Margaret Christensen, MD, FACOG, IFMCP, ABOIM

    Margaret Christensen, MD, FACOG, IFMCP, ABOIM

    Mold Toxicity: Anxiety, Depression, Panic and Psychosis

    01:00:19

    What You'll Learn +

    • Total toxic load, cell danger response (CDR), TBI and trauma/ACEs in biotoxin illness
    • VCS, urine mycotoxin, basic blood, hormone and NeuroQuant testing
    • Binders, PK protocol, minerals, GABA, 5-HTP, functional neurology, nasal peptides and more

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  • Todd Watts, DC, PScD

    Todd Watts, DC, PScD

    Mitochondrial Damage: Toxins, Medications and Infections

    01:04:28

    What You'll Learn +

    • Anxiety: brain/liver mitochondria, GABA, energy/ROS/oxygen and reduced glutathione
    • Effects of atrazine, glyphosate, Zoloft, benzodiazepines, parasites, viruses and metals
    • Phases of toxin/ROS removal, activating enzymatic reactions and repair

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Day 3: November 4, 2020

  • Bridgit Danner, LAc, FDNP

    Bridgit Danner, LAc, FDNP

    Phthalates, HBOT and Coffee Enemas

    01:00:49

    What You'll Learn +

    • Phthalates in fragrances: anxiety, depression, ADHD and social issues
    • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy: Lyme, mold, PTSD, anxiety, benzo tapers and autism
    • “How” and “why” of coffee enemas, dry-skin brushing, castor oil packs and detox nutrients

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  • Darin Ingels, ND, FAAEM

    Darin Ingels, ND, FAAEM

    Lyme: An Herbal Approach for Pain, Anxiety and Brain Fog

    01:07:25

    What You'll Learn +

    • Symptoms, testing, diet and herbal protocols
    • Trudy’s Lyme healing journey with Dr. Darin, pyroluria protocol, niacinamide and lumbrokinase
    • Low dose immunotherapy, low dose naltrexone, PEMF and mindset

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  • Nicole Beurkens, PhD

    Nicole Beurkens, PhD

    Psychiatric Medications in Children and Teens

    01:08:56

    What You'll Learn +

    • Increasing use of prescription medications and disparities in BIPOC communities
    • Discontinuation syndrome and psychiatric side effects of acne, constipation and asthma medications
    • Nutritional psychiatry/targeted nutrients, sleep, movement, screen time and play

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  • Lloyd Burrell

    Lloyd Burrell

    EMFs: Anxiety, Insomnia, ADHD, Irritability and Headaches

    01:12:20

    What You'll Learn +

    • Widespread neuropsychiatric effects: depression, insomnia, headache, fatigue, dysesthesia, attention issues and anxiety
    • Mechanisms: mitochondrial, oxidative stress, impaired detox, sensitization, and depletion of glutathione, zinc and melatonin
    • Understand, measure and mitigate: distance, use a meter, address dirty electricity, safer cell phone use and shungite

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  • Melissa Gallico

    Melissa Gallico

    Fluoride: Neurotoxicity, Anxiety, Acne and Hypothyroidism

    01:02:18

    What You'll Learn +

    • Prenatal fluoride exposure and lower IQ scores in children aged 3 to 4 years
    • Cystic acne, depression, anxiety, Tourette’s, migraines, insomnia and hypothyroidism
    • Surprising sources of fluoride and protective nutrients

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  • Jason Prall

    Jason Prall

    Circadian Rhythm: Sleep, Anxiety and Detox

    01:04:21

    What You'll Learn +

    • Melatonin and cortisol, liver and thyroid connection, autophagy and mitophagy
    • Reduced glutathione in mitochondria and neurotransmitter production
    • Resetting circadian rhythm: light, temperature, exercise and food

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Day 4: November 5, 2020

  • Trudy Scott, CN

    Trudy Scott, CN

    GABA and Tryptophan vs Meds for Hormone Balance

    01:12:58

    What You'll Learn +

    • GABA/tryptophan for PMS, mood swings, anxiety, tension, irritability, cravings and insomnia
    • Birth control pill/post-birth control syndrome; and tapering SSRIs and benzodiazepines
    • Oral GABA: anti-inflammatory, increases nitric oxide levels, heals the gut and eases anxiety

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  • Ameet Aggarwal, ND

    Ameet Aggarwal, ND

    Liver Function and Bile: Anxiety, Detox, Your Gut and Hormones

    49:42

    What You'll Learn +

    • Liver/anxiety connections: thyroid/serotonin, microbiome and GABA/progesterone
    • Foods and nutrients: NAC, triphala, turmeric, taurine and lycopodium
    • Gilbert's syndrome, schizophrenia, Misophonia and family constellations therapy

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  • Julie Matthews, NC

    Julie Matthews, NC

    Toxic Effects of Oxalates Part 1: Anxiety, Autism and Pain

    47:28

    What You'll Learn +

    • Oxalates in foods and houseplants and raphides in kiwi fruit
    • Anxiety, fatigue, vulvodynia and eye-poking in autism and Trudy’s oxalate issues with foot and eye pain
    • Autism research indicates that kidney stones are not always a factor with oxalates

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  • Julie Matthews, NC

    Julie Matthews, NC

    Toxic Effects of Oxalates Part 2: Testing, Causes and Food

    50:43

    What You'll Learn +

    • Oxalate tests on OAT, genetics, glyphosate and collagen
    • Vitamin B6, calcium citrate, Epsom salts and fat digestion
    • Preparation tips for reducing oxalates in foods and using high-oxalate foods for iron overload

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  • Datis Kharrazian, PhD, DHSc, DC, MS, MMSc, FACN

    Datis Kharrazian, PhD, DHSc, DC, MS, MMSc, FACN

    Loss of Chemical Tolerance and Glutathione Recycling

    01:01:05

    What You'll Learn +

    • Toxicant-induced loss of tolerance (TILT) vs. physiological loss of tolerance
    • Hepatic biotransformation, adrenals/chronic low blood sugar and anxiety
    • NAC, oral glutathione, vitamin D, milk thistle and exercise
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Day 5: November 6, 2020

  • Catherine Pittman M., PhD, HSPP

    Catherine Pittman M., PhD, HSPP

    Benzodiazepines: Short-Term Benefits, Long-Term Harms

    What You'll Learn +

    • GABA boost for the neurons and sedation of the amygdala
    • Benzodiazepines can cause physiological dependence in 4-6 weeks
    • Side-effects, tolerance and long-term withdrawal issues including insomnia, tachycardia, agitation and more

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  • David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM

    David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM

    Disconnection Syndrome, Immunity and Awe

    48:05

    What You'll Learn +

    • Role of the amygdala and prefrontal cortex in anxiety and fear
    • Psychiatric medications, cortisol, stress and the immune system
    • Kindness and empathy, digital connections and nature

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  • Jessica Drummond, DCN, CCN, PT

    Jessica Drummond, DCN, CCN, PT

    Vulvodynia, Candida, IBS and Anxiety

    59:27

    What You'll Learn +

    • Vulvodynia, endometriosis, IBS, candida and anxiety/depression
    • Mannose-binding lectin (MBL) genes, immunity and pain tolerance
    • Gabapentin, Lyrica and COVID-19 insights and solutions

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  • Lara Zakaria, RPh, MS, CNS, CDN, IFMCP

    Lara Zakaria, RPh, MS, CNS, CDN, IFMCP

    Iron Overload: Anxiety, Depression, Obsessions and Panic Attacks

    57:02

    What You'll Learn +

    • Mechanisms: oxidative stress, liver damage, dopamine response
    • Genetics vs. iron intake, lab markers, menopause, cadmium and other toxins
    • Phlebotomy and using diet/anti-nutrients as a solution

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  • Niki Gratrix, BA, Dip ION, NANP

    Niki Gratrix, BA, Dip ION, NANP

    ACEs: Toxins, Medications and Infections

    01:05:35

    What You'll Learn +

    • Biological impacts of adverse childhood events (ACEs), anxiety, pyroluria and hormone imbalance
    • ACEs and prescribed psychotropic medications in adults, prenatal toxin overload and immune dysregulation
    • Vitamin L, the stress response and PTSD

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  • Suruchi Chandra, MD

    Suruchi Chandra, MD

    Lyme Co-Infections and Neuropsychiatric Symptoms

    56:10

    What You'll Learn +

    • Tick-borne illness: Lyme, Bartonella, Babesia and lessons from syphilis
    • Anxiety, panic attacks with air hunger, profound depression, OCD, brain fog, stretch marks and more
    • Mechanisms: zinc/copper, kynurenine increase, mitochondrial dysfunction and oxidative stress

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Day 6: November 7, 2020

  • Alex Howard

    Alex Howard

    Nutrition and Psychology to Reset Your Nervous System

    01:00:59

    What You'll Learn +

    • CBT, meditation, yoga and therapeutic coaching
    • Stress-induced liver injury/immunity and psychosocial interventions
    • COVID-19 fallout and a tsunami of post viral depression, anxiety and fatigue

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  • Luminara Serdar, BS, CPN, NMT

    Luminara Serdar, BS, CPN, NMT

    Drainage in Anxiety and Autism

    54:08

    What You'll Learn +

    • Impact of environmental factors, epigenetics, acetaminophen, glyphosate and more
    • Importance of drainage, lab testing and mitochondrial support
    • Glymphatic drainage technique, supplements and binders

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  • Eva Detko, PhD, MSc, BA (Hons), mIAHT

    Eva Detko, PhD, MSc, BA (Hons), mIAHT

    Vagus Nerve Infection and Anxiety

    01:13:52

    What You'll Learn +

    • VanElzakker’s CFS/vagus nerve infection research
    • Vagus nerve role in brain-gut axis, psychiatric and inflammatory disorders
    • Lactobacillus, GABA, globus pharyngeus, psychosensory havening and more

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  • Kiran Krishnan

    Kiran Krishnan

    Acetaminophen, Spore-based Probiotics and Your Liver

    57:31

    What You'll Learn +

    • Gut-liver axis: anxiety, IBS, fatty liver disease, PMS, oxalates and serotonin
    • Probiotics: acetaminophen-induced acute liver injury and hepatic encephalopathy
    • Antimicrobial/fat-soluble toxins and bile, atrazine and glyphosate

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  • Michael Murray, ND

    Michael Murray, ND

    5-HTP: Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia and Liver Protection

    59:26

    What You'll Learn +

    • 5-HTP vs. fluvoxamine, causes of low serotonin and risks of antidepressants
    • Impact of 5-HTP on REM sleep, cortisol and gastrointestinal system
    • Serotonin deficiency exacerbates acetaminophen-induced liver toxicity

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Day 7: November 8, 2020

  • Trudy Scott, CN

    Trudy Scott, CN

    GABA, Theanine and Tryptophan: Anxiety and Infections

    01:05:59

    What You'll Learn +

    • Anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, protect liver/kidneys, ease anxiety/depression and improve sleep
    • Candida, pinworms, mouth health and using melatonin/tryptophan for COVID-19
    • 2 cases: GABA/theanine ease anxiety/OCD caused by mold toxicity or Lyme

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  • Jay Davidson, DC, PScD

    Jay Davidson, DC, PScD

    Impact of Toxins on Lyme Disease and Infections

    58:35

    What You'll Learn +

    • Germ theory, terrain theory, duality theory and the role of pleomorphisms
    • Impact of glyphosate on bile, your microbiome, neurotransmitters and collagen
    • MetChem for glyphosate removal and TUDCA for bile production

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  • Lisa Bloomquist

    Lisa Bloomquist

    Neuropsychiatric Toxicity from Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics

    What You'll Learn +

    • Symptoms of fluoroquinolone toxicity: anxiety, fibromyalgia, autoimmunity and more
    • Mechanisms of harm: GABA inhibition, gut and mitochondrial destruction, oxidative stress and magnesium depletion
    • Strategies for recovery

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  • Omowunmi Osinubi, MD, MSc, MBA, FRCA, ABIHM, IFMCP, BCN

    Omowunmi Osinubi, MD, MSc, MBA, FRCA, ABIHM, IFMCP, BCN

    Military/Civilian Toxic Exposures: Mood and Brain Health Effects

    52:21

    What You'll Learn +

    • Agent Orange, chemicals, air pollution, infectious agents and more
    • Impact of doxycycline on mood and the microbiome
    • Healing solutions including functional medicine, MIND Diet, biofeedback and qigong

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  • Uma Naidoo, MD, PCP

    Uma Naidoo, MD, PCP

    Your Brain on Food: Anxiety, OCD and PTSD

    44:46

    What You'll Learn +

    • OCD and trichotillomania: low glutamate diet, curcumin, NAC and myoinositol
    • PTSD and the anti-inflammatory effects of blueberries
    • Extra virgin olive oil, the sofrito technique and polyphenols

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Encore Weekend Starts November 14, 2020

All expert talks from the event are unlocked for 48 hours beginning at 10 A.M. U.S. Eastern!