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What's the gut got to do with it?

with Jim Sensenig, ND
Medicine Talk invites you to join us for another
free educational talk about naturopathic medicine!

The “gut” brings nutrients into the body and eliminates waste but it is far more than just a digestive system. It is involved in immune function, the production of systemic enzymes, and is the source of many neurotransmitters. The alimentary canal not only nourishes us, but also defends us, heals us, and affects our moods. With more neurons than your brain and more bacteria than cells in your body, the “gut” is the center of your physical universe.

About the speaker:

James Sensenig, ND has been practicing naturopathic medicine for nearly forty years and is well-known for helping thousands of people regain their health. A 1978 graduate of the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon, Dr. Sensenig is a former Academic Dean and Vice President for Education and Services at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine, the founding Dean of the College of Naturopathic Medicine at the University of Bridgeport, the founding President of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), the former Chairman of the AANP Government Affairs Committee, and the founding President of the Natural Medicine Institute. He is a Visiting Professor at the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine and a former Adjunct Associate Professor of Naturopathic Medicine at Southwest College where he taught the history and philosophy of naturopathic medicine for two decades. In addition, he has served as a consultant to or a representative to a number of natural products companies, medical insurance companies, and government agencies.

An avid champion of and articulate spokesperson for classical naturopathic medicine, Dr. Sensenig received a Honorary Doctor of Naturopathic Philosophy degree from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. He has received numerous awards for his dedication to teaching the principles of naturopathic medicine, including the Beacon Award from the naturopathic medical students’ Gathering and the Dr. Kenneth Harmon Award from the Northwest Naturopathic Physicians Conference.

He maintains an eclectic practice in Hamden, Connecticut with two other naturopathic physicians where he is particularly interested in pediatric care, digestive disorders, and the treatment of chronic degenerative disease. Learn more about Dr. Sensenig's practice online at Natural Health Associates.


 

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