iaedp Institute Monthly Continuing Education Webinars – Receive 1 CE* $15.00
September 17, 2015 at 1:00pm/ET
People with eating disorders are using acupuncture and Chinese medicine as treatment. Research is demonstrating that these techniques have measurable biological effects and suggest that they can benefit those suffering from eating disorders and related conditions. Learn what we currently know about the safety and effectiveness of these methods.
Patients are beginning to use acupuncture and Chinese medicine as treatments for eating disorders and related issues such as PTSD, anxiety, and depression. Recent research into neurobiology is helping to demystify how the techniques of traditional Chinese medicine (including acupuncture, herbal medicine, meditative movement, and mindfulness) work to balance the body. Various studies are demonstrating that these techniques have measurable effects upon the body and suggest that they can be of value to those suffering from eating disorders and related conditions. This presentation is designed to help practitioners understand the potential and limitations of Chinese medicine as an adjunctive eating disorder treatment.
August 13, 2015 at 2pm/ET
Presenter: David Wiss, MS, RDN, is the founder of Nutrition in Recovery providing nutrition services to drug/alcohol treatment centers and founding clinical member of Breathe Life Healing Centers in Los Angeles. His Masters Thesis “Nutrition and Substance Abuse” was an investigation into the special needs of addicts/alcoholics within the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System.
Webinar Description: Recent research has highlighted similarities between drug addiction and food addiction. Regardless of whether an addiction is behavioral or substance-related, nutrition therapy should consider the impact of food choices on the brain and on behavior. This presentation will highlight the importance of nutrition in recovery from addictions.
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