The Mind/Gut Connection

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Description

8 CEUs for NJ chiropractors (per NJ Board of Chiropractic Examiners); 7 CEUs for athletic trainers and massage therapists.

This lecture will cover the role of bacteria in your gut and the way they influence how you experience emotion.

Upon completion, participants should be able to:

  • Identify general anatomy and physiology of the brain and gut
  • Explain interconnections between the brain and gut
  • Identify types of bacteria
  • Explain the role of bacteria in affective states
  • Describe the role of mitochondria with regard to the gut microbiodome
  • Discuss possible corrective measures

Course includes:

  • The diencephalon, mesencephalon
  • Origin of vagus with innervations
  • Gut anatomy
  • Role of endocrine system and emotion
  • Role of the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems
  • The brain/gut interconnections
  • Schizophrenia exhibits less diverse organisms
  • Modulation of the glutamate-glutamine-GABA cycle
  • Role of the vagus nerve
  • Vagus discriminates between pathogenic and non pathogenic bacteria
  • Vagus nerve by virtue of non pathogenic bacteria uses afferent signals to allow GABA to be released
  • Anti and pro inflammatory responses via bacteria
  • Endo endocrine cells of gut villi synapse with the vagus nerve
  • Sense mechanical, chemical, and thermal stimuli
  • These stimuli are converted in tiny electrical pulses
  • Stimulate afferent vagal neurons to brain
  • Gut milieu influences the brain
  • Gut pathogens can also influence the brain

About the Instructor:  Dr. Arthur Feintuch, DC, DAAPM

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Monmouth University Adjunct Professor Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Dental Studies Institute and the Institute for Continuing Education – Continuing Ed Instructor
  • Ocean County College-Developer and Adjunct Instructor EEG program
  • Brookdale Community College- Adjunct Instructor and Developer EEG program, Pharmaceutical Math, Occupational Therapy
  • Premier Medical and Dental Institute-Phlebotomy, EKG, Pharmacology, Injection Technique, Medical Law and Ethics, etc.
  • Middlesex County College-Adjunct Instructor Anatomy and Physiology including lab and lecture
  • Designed, developed, and instructed Post Graduate Cranial Anatomy course for continuing education credits to Post-Doctoral Physical Therapy Practitioners
  • Gibbs College-Adjunct Instructor Medical Assisting (entire program)
  • Chiropractic Physician
  • New Jersey State Teaching Certification Secondary Education
  • 35 Years Private Practice running multiple offices

Additional information

Date:

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 9:00am-4:30pm