Resolving Digestive Complaints

Healing Digestive Disorders October 16-17, 2021

GI disorders are among the most common complaints we encounter in the clinic. Chinese Herbology has a wealth of solutions for reflux, gastritis, peptic ulcers, Diarrhea, IBS/IBD: Crohn’s, Colitis, Constipation and more. Folding in concepts from Li Dong-yuan, the SHL and TCM, we’ll learn key questions and visual cues to make an accurate assessment and treatment plan. Formulas and modifications will be discussed in detail. Case studies are used throughout to illustrate how these patients can be helped. 

Students will learn how to assess upper GI disorders including reflux, gastritis, peptic ulcers and slow gastric emptying. 

Students will learn to help complex gut disorders including Diarrhea, IBS/IBD: Crohn’s, Colitis, Constipation

Students will learn how to select and modify formulas for the optimum clinical results

Students will learn nuances of dosing for chronic digestive disorders

 

Day 1: Common Upper GI disorders 


11:00

Welcome, intro and overview of the weekend

11:15

Upper GI Disorders: 

General Causative Factors and pathogenesis

Location, Organs, Channels, Emotions, overarching patterns and Treatments. Li Dong Yuan, SHL and TCM concepts

12:15

Break

12:30

Acute and Chronic Gastritis, GERD/Reflux, Peptic Ulcers, Dyspepsia, 

Case Presentations, Patterns, formulas. Herbal Friends: key modifiers, key concepts

1:30

Breakout session: Write the formula

1:45

Break

2:00

Case discussion

Case Management and follow up of Upper GI Disorders

2:30

Poor Gastric Emptying, Nausea and Vomiting: Patterns, formulas. Herbal Friends: key modifiers, key concepts

3:15

Wrap up and reflective questions



Day 2: Common Lower GI Disorders

11:00

Welcome, intro and overview of the weekend

11:15

Lower GI Disorders: 

General Causative Factors and pathogenesis

Location, Organs, Channels, Emotions, overarching patterns and Treatments. 

Consideration of the microbiome.

12:15

Break

12:30

Diarrhea, IBS/IBD: Crohn’s, Colitis, Constipation, abdominal pain

Case Presentations, Patterns, formulas. Herbal Friends: key modifiers, key concepts

1:30

Breakout session: Write the formula

1:45

Break

2:00

Case discussion

Case Management and follow up of Upper GI Disorders

2:30

Poor Gastric Emptying, Nausea and Vomiting: Patterns, formulas. Herbal Friends: key modifiers, key concepts

3:15

Wrap up and reflective questions