Miami Herb Seminar

Overview

Topics: Herbal Medicine for Cardiology, Neurology, Immunology and Autoimmune Conditions, and Gastroenterology

The 2019 Miami Seminar takes place May 14-16 at the beautiful Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. It is the first in-person event as part of the Restorative Medicine Herbal Certification Program and is included in the price of registration for the program. This seminar can also be attended as an individual event for $350 (registration here). If you decide to join the full program later, that cost will be deducted from your registration.

Full program registrants will have access to an intimate RMHC Roundtable Discussion with expert faculty at the Miami seminar. Bring your toughest cases to get clinical recommendations from clinicians with decades of experience in prescribing herbs. This will not be available to attendees who purchased the Miami Seminar separately, and it is not available via livestream.

Chris Hobbs, PhD, Mary Bove, ND, and Charis Lindrooth, DC will be sharing their herbal expertise and extensive clinical experience. They’ll share clinical pearls that they learned through trial and error over the years, helping you get right to the protocols that really work.

Topics covered at the seminar include herbal medicine protocols for Cardiology; Neurology and Neurotransmitters; Gastroenterology; and Immunology and Autoimmune conditions. Attendees will earn up to 17 CME credits.

What you will learn:

  • Herbs for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular conditions, including hypertension, arrythmia, and coronary heart disease.
  • Herbs to treat metabolic syndrome and control blood sugar levels, to prevent cardiovascular disease and obesity.
  • Review of the sympathomedullary pathways (SAM) and the hypothalamic- pituitary- adrenal (HPA) axis.
  • Herbal strategies to reduce neuroinflammation, neurodegeneration and balance the neuroimmune system.
  • Herb applications for enhancing the gut microbiome, repair leaky gut, and enhance the gut-brain axis.
  • Case studies will be presented for all modules.

Modules Covered: Cardiology Module, Gastroenterology Module, Neurology and Neurotransmitters Module, and Immunology and Autoimmune Conditions

Schedule

Day One

Time Speaker Presentation CME Credits
9:00-10:00 Lindrooth Restorative Medicine Herbs for the Immune Modulation and Autoimmune Conditions 1
10:00-11:00 Lindrooth Restorative Medicine Herbs for the Immune Modulation and Autoimmune Conditions 1
11:00-11:30 Break and Exhibits
11:30-12:30 Lindrooth Restorative Medicine Herbs for the Immune Modulation and Autoimmune Conditions 1
12:30-2:00 Lunch and Roundtable Discussion
2:00-3:00 Lindrooth Restorative Medicine Herbs for Neurodegenerative Diseases and Neurotransmitters 1
3:00-4:00 Lindrooth Restorative Medicine Herbs for Neurodegenerative Diseases and Neurotransmitters 1
4:00-4:30 Break and Exhibits
4:30-5:30 Lindrooth Restorative Medicine Herbs for Neurodegenerative Diseases and Neurotransmitters 1

Day Two

Time Speaker Presentation CME Credits
9:00-10:00 Lindrooth Restorative Medicine Herbs for Neurodegenerative Diseases and Neurotransmitters 1
10:00-11:00 Hobbs Restorative Medicine Herbs for Cardiovascular Conditions 1
11:00-11:30 Break and Exhibits
11:30-12:30 Hobbs Restorative Medicine Herbs for Cardiovascular Conditions 1
12:30-2:00 Lunch and Roundtable Discussion
2:00-3:00 Hobbs Restorative Medicine Herbs for Cardiovascular Conditions 1
3:00-4:00 Hobbs Restorative Medicine Herbs for Metabolic Syndrome and Blood Glucose Control 1
4:00-4:30 Break and Exhibits
4:30-5:30 Hobbs Restorative Medicine Herbs for Metabolic Syndrome and Blood Glucose Control 1

Day Three

Time Speaker Presentation CME Credits
9:00-10:00 Bove Restorative Medicine Herbs for Gastroenterology 1
10:00-11:00 Bove Restorative Medicine Herbs for Gastroenterology 1
11:00-11:30 Break and Exhibits
11:30-12:30 Bove Restorative Medicine Herbs for Gastroenterology 1
12:30-2:00 Lunch
2:00-3:00 Bove Restorative Medicine Herbs for Gastroenterology 1
3:00-3:30 Break and Exhibits
4:00-4:30 Bove Restorative Medicine Herbs for Gastroenterology 1

Presentations

Restorative Medicine Herbs for Cardiovascular Conditions
Chris Hobbs, PhD
3 hours

Dr. Hobbs will provide a brief overview of cardiovascular conditions, including hypertension, arrythmias, congestive heart failure, coronary heart disease, stroke, varicosities, clotting disorders and hypercholesterolemia. He will provide a review of evidence- based herbs for treatment and prevention of the listed cardiovascular conditions. He will explain the herbal mechanism of action, active constituents, dosage, contraindications, and review of safety issues for each herb. Relevant research studies will be reviewed and critically evaluated. Clinical applications for reviewed herbs will be presented, along with relevant lifestyle and diet recommendations.

Restorative Medicine Herbs for Metabolic Syndrome and Blood Glucose Control
Chris Hobbs, PhD
2 hours

Dr. Hobbs will provide a brief overview of blood glucose control issues, including insulin resistance, diabetes, hypoglycemia, and related conditions of metabolic syndrome and obesity. He will provide a review of evidence- based herbs for treatment and prevention of the above listed conditions. He will explain the herbal mechanism of action, active constituents, dosage, contraindications, and review of safety issues for each herb. Relevant research studies will be reviewed and critically evaluated. Clinical applications for reviewed herbs will be presented, along with specific lifestyle and diet recommendations which should be implemented.

Restorative Medicine Herbs for Neurodegenerative Diseases and Neurotransmitters
Charis Lindrooth, DC
4 hours

Dr. Lindrooth will provide a brief overview of neurodegenerative diseases, chronic neurological conditions, neuroinflammation, neurotransmitter imbalances, and the neuroimmune system. The sympathomedullary pathways (SAM) and the hypothalamic- pituitary- adrenal axis will be reviewed, as well as strategies to reduce neuroinflammation triggered by the stress response system. She will provide a review of evidence- based herbs for treatment and prevention of the listed neurological conditions. She will explain the herbal mechanism of action, active constituents, dosage, contraindications, and review of safety issues for each herb. Relevant research studies will be reviewed and critically evaluated. Clinical applications for reviewed herbs will be presented, along with specific lifestyle and diet recommendations which should be implemented.

Restorative Medicine Herbs for the Immune Modulation and Autoimmune Conditions
Charis Lindrooth, DC
3 hours

The immune system is an asset for disease prevention, but when it is overactive it can lead to allergies and inflammation, and when it fails to recognize self, autoimmunity can occur. This module will address allergies, inflammation, autoimmune conditions and neuro-autoimmunity. Dr. Lindrooth will provide a review of evidence-based herbs for treatment and prevention of these immune-related conditions. She will explain the herbal mechanism of action, active constituents, dosage, contraindications, and review of safety issues for each herb. Relevant research studies will be reviewed and critically evaluated. Clinical applications for reviewed herbs will be presented, along with specific lifestyle and diet recommendations which should be implemented.

Restorative Medicine Herbs for Gastroenterology
Mary Bove, ND
5 hours

Dr. Bove will provide a brief overview of gastrointestinal disorders, including inflammatory bowel diseases, gut microbiome imbalances, GI infections, SIBO, digestive enzyme deficiency, the gut-brain axis, and constipation. She will provide a review of evidence- based herbs for treatment and prevention of the listed gastrointestinal conditions. She will explain the herbal mechanism of action, active constituents, dosage, contraindications, and review of safety issues for each herb. Relevant research studies will be reviewed and critically evaluated. Clinical applications for reviewed herbs will be presented, along with specific lifestyle and diet recommendations which should be implemented.

Speakers

Mary Bove, ND

Chris Hobbs, PhD

Charis Lindrooth, DC

Registration

If you have already enrolled in the Restorative Medicine Herbal Certification program, the Miami Herb Seminar is included in your registration. You do not have to register again for this event.

If you want to sample what the certification program offers, you can register for just the three-day Miami Herb Seminar for only $350. Registration includes lunches and refreshment breaks, plus electronic download of presenter’s slides. If you later decide to enroll in the full Restorative Medicine Herbal Certification program, the $350 fee that you paid to attend the Miami seminar will be credited toward the full program tuition. Likewise, the CME credits that you earn by attending the Miami seminar will count towards earning your Restorative Medicine Herbal Certification, if you later decide to enroll in the full program. If you have any questions, email conferences@restorativemedicine.org or call us at 866-962-2276.

CME

Earn up to 17 CME. CME credit approval through AAFP (American Academy of Family Physicians) and PACE (Providers of Approved Continuing Education) for chiropractors.

This Live activity, 2019 Spring Herb Conference, from 05/14/2019 – 05/16/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 17.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA/AAFP Equivalency:
AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

Location

May 14-16, 2019
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Established in 1938, the 83-acre Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is one of the premier conservation and education-based gardens in the world and a recognized international leader in both Florida and international conservation. Currently, Fairchild has field programs in over 20 countries including support to protected areas in Madagascar and Africa and botanic garden development and renovation projects in South and Central America, the Caribbean and the Middle East. Fairchild also has one of the world’s greatest living collection of palms and cycads. With 45,000 members and over 1,200 volunteers, Fairchild plays many roles, including museum, laboratory, learning center and conservation research facility, but its greatest role is preserving biodiversity, which the garden’s scientists, staff and volunteers all contribute to on a daily basis. In 2012, Fairchild also became the home of the American Orchid Society.

Airport: The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is 8 miles south of Miami International Airport, about a 25-minute drive (depending on traffic).

Hotel: Seminar attendees can stay at the hotel of their choice, as there is no room block. Our recommendations are:
Miami Marriott Dadeland (luxury hotel)
Hampton Inn Miami Dadeland (budget hotel)
Both of these hotels are about three miles from the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and adjacent to the Dadeland Mall. Seminar attendees will be responsible for their own transportation to/from the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden.