Dr. David Blyweiss
Dr. David J. Blyweiss began his medical career as a clinical pharmacist in South Florida prior to earning his medical degree. These dual backgrounds allowed him to appreciate the relevance of conventional pharmaceutical and surgical-based treatments in acute medical conditions, and also to recogn
The Gut Microbiome: Trillions of Friends You Never Knew You Had
New research comes out on almost a daily basis regarding the importance of the intestinal microbiome and our health. The impact of what we eat, and how and why a plant-based diet keeps our gut bacteria nourished to maintain our general health and brain health will be discussed. From gut to brain and back again, this lecture will provide useful information regarding prebiotics and probiotics and criteria for their use, as well as new research on microbiota transplants for inflammatory bowel disease and autism.
Prescription Drugs: The Good, the Bad and the Unintended Consequences
This presentation will begin with a brief walk through the history of the pharmaceutical industry and how its evolution into Big Pharma affects our health. The presentation will discuss the most common side effects of appropriately prescribed medication, including nutrient depletion and adverse reactions that can occur with short and long-term medication use. It will also cover what you can do to balance side effects.