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Influence of the Microbiome on Reproductive & Metabolic Health in Women

Presented by: Felice Gersh, M.D.+
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The gut microbiome is highly responsive to diet, and impacts every aspect of physiology from digestion to endocrine function. In this webinar, Dr. Felice L. Gersh+ will discuss the clinical connections between the gut microbiome and women’s health, with a focus on nutritional support for ovarian function and metabolic homeostasis.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize gut health as a common barrier to successful interventions in women’s health care
  • Review important facts about the gut microbiome and its role in reproductive function and hormonal balance in women
  • Recognize food as both a hormone and a microbiome modifier that influences reproductive health
  • Understand the impact of meal timing on a woman’s microbiome and endocrine system
  • Learn how to support endocrine, ovarian and metabolic health using a nutritional approach that starts with the gut

About the Panelist

Dr. Felice L. Gersh+, a board-certified OB/GYN and medical director of the Integrative Medical Group of Irvine, CA, is one of a small number of fellowship-trained, integrative gynecologists. Dr. Gersh is an award-winning physician and renowned international speaker on ovarian health, menopause, cardiometabolic health, environmental toxins and other important issues affecting women of all ages.

+ Our Medical Advisors are retained consultants for Pure Encapsulations.