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Clinical Neurochemistry & Nutrition II (993) 2021

$1,075.00

Topic: The Four Systemic Metabolic Priorities that Affect Neuron Health and Function.

Credit Hours: This course is part of the 150-hour Neurochemistry and Nutrition Progam.

You will have 1 full year of access to this module, for credit. After you will have All Access to review. It will be added to your account upon purchase

Once you purchase this course, you will be able to access your course through the ‘My Online Learning Portal’ tab instantly. This tab is under the ‘My Account’ tab when logged into the website.

This transaction is non-refundable.

Module 2 – Energy Production: RBC physiology, Mitochondria and Related Nutrients
  • How to Use This Course
  • The 4 Neurochemical Priorities (never get lost!)
  • The Road map 
  • How to Work Up a Real Patient
  • The 10 Core Principles 
  • Module 1 Review
    • Myelination and Microbiota
    • Magnesium and Depression
    • Excitotoxicity and Glutamate
    • How to handle a patient with seizures
    • Key points about ALS
    • Functional/Optimal Lab Ranges so far
  • Preview of Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Wheat/Gluten Sensitivity
  • Preview of Parkinson’s Disease
  • Every Case Study details the patient’s presentation, work up, treatment plan and follow up.
  • Case Study – 48 year old woman with fatigue, chronic frequent dry cough
  • Blood Tests and Codes for this Module
    • CBC / Differential with Platelet Count 
    • Iron
    • IBC
    • Serum Ferritin
    • Serum Methylmalonic Acid
    • Homocysteine
    • Serum Vitamin B12
    • Serum Folic Acid
    • Hereditary Hemochromatosis, DNA Analysis
    • cardiac CRP (or High sensitivity CRP) 
    • H. Pylori Urea Breath Test
    • Helicobacter pylori Antibodies, IgA, IgG, IgM
    • Helicobacter pylori Stool Antigen
    • Intrinsic Factor Antibodies 
    • Gastric Parietal Cell Antibodies 
  • Module 2 Tests Functional/Optimal Ranges
  • Big Picture of the  Neurochemical Priorities
    • #2 – Cellular Energy: RBCs, Nutrients, MItochondria
    • #3 – Cellular Energy: HPA Axis and Glucose Handling
  • Lab Reference Ranges vs. Functional/Optimal Ranges
    • What’s the difference? 
  • Energy Production in the Body
    • Citric Acid Cycle and Nutrient Co-factors
  • Physiology of Red Blood Cells
  • Understanding Blood Chemistry – For each test:
    • What physiology is actually being tested?
    • What makes it high?
    • What makes it low?
    • What are the lab reference ranges?
    • What is the functional/optimal ranges?
      • RBC
      • Hemoglobin
      • Hematocrit
      • MCV
      • MCH
      • MCHC
      • RDW
      • Platelet count
      • Reticulocyte count
    • CBC Red Blood Cell markers interpretation 
      • Anemia Classifications
  • Iron Physiology
  • Iron Testing
    • What physiology is actually being tested?
    • What makes it high?
    • What makes it low?
    • What are the lab reference ranges?
    • What is the functional/optimal ranges?
      • TIBC
      • UIBC
      • Serum
      • Transferrin Saturation
      • Ferritin
  • Iron deficiencies
    • Physical signs and symptoms
    • Iron deficiency and the brain
    • Causes of iron deficiency
  • Work up for Iron deficiency and Iron deficiency anemia
  • Treatment of Iron Deficiency and Iron deficiency anemia
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Iron Supplementation
    • How much, what kind and when to take it
  • B12 Physiology
    • Absorption
  • B12 Testing
    • the problem with the serum B12
    • Methyl Malonic Acid
  • Metabolic B12 Deficiency
  • Causes of B12 Deficiency
  • What causes High levels of B12?
  • Signs, Symptoms and Effects of Low B12
  • B12 Lab testing interpretation
  • B12 Supplementation
    • What kinds, how much and when 
  • Case Study- 68 year old woman with Parkinson’s
  • Case Study – 62 year old woman with depression and dysautonomia
  • Folate Physiology
  • Testing for Folate status
    • Serum Folate
  • Effects of low folate
  • Causes of low folate
  • Folate supplementation
    • how much, what kind of and when to take it
  • Homocysteine and Remethylation
    • Causes of high homocysteine
    • MTHFR
    • Homocysteine and Depression, Bipolar, Schizophrenia, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s Disease
    • Testing for homocysteine
    • Treatment of high homocysteine
  • Interpreting patterns of RBC markers, Iron, B12, MMA, Folate and Homocysteine
  • Effects of Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Case Study – 25 year old woman with hemiparesthesia, blurry vision and dysautonomia
  • Case Study – 64 year old man with Parkinson’s
  • RBC Patterns on blood chemistry
  • Anemias—there’s lots of them
  • Treating underlying causes of an anemia
  • Case Study – 42 year old woman with fatigue and depression
  • Case Study – 29 year old woman with mental sluggishness, fatigue, insomnia
  • Case Study – 38 year old woman with anxiety and heart palpitations
Upon purchase, you will receive one year of access. Once you purchase this course, you will be able to access your course through the ‘My On-demand Learning’ tab instantly. This tab is under the ‘My Account’ tab when logged into the website. All sales are final. Included in your Tuition: 
  • 25 hours of training with Dr. David Clark
  • All Access to the digital recording of the class
  • Any future updates to the course videos or other materials
  • Re-attendance for life – Retake the class on-site, via Livestream or via online, self-paced learning as many times as you’d like for attendance hours. 
  • 25 Neurology Hours towards the ACFN (American College of Functional Neurology) & ACNB (American Chiropractic Neurology Board) with each module
  • Access to the flipped classroom with lifetime updates 
  • 3 months of unlimited access to Medline upon completion of the module
Faculty

Dr. David Clark

Neurology Hours

25 Neurology Hours

Year Recorded

2021

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