Addressing the Unique Types of PCOS with 6 Key Factors - An Evidence-based Natural Medicine System

Speaker: 
Fiona McCulloch, BSc., ND
Lecture Type: 
Breakout Session
Lecture Day: 
Day 3
Room: 
Segal Conference Room
Credits: 
1.25

This talk will outline the 6 key factors to address in women with PCOS, and provide an evidence-based approach to treatment with clinical nutrition and functional medicine. New concepts in the approach to treating this multifactorial condition will be presented, with emphasis on identifying and addressing blockages in the treatment process. 

Details will be provided on effective evidence-based natural therapeutics to address insulin resistance, and the specific inflammatory parameters involved in PCOS. Information will be given to assist the clinician in identifying, and drilling down into the unique factors that compose the individual presentation of each woman's case, and therefore effectively treat this common endocrine and reproductive disorder with natural medicine tools.

Fiona McCulloch, BSc., ND

Dr. Fiona McCulloch, the founder and owner of White Lotus Integrative Medicine in Toronto has worked with thousands of people seeking better health over the past 18 years of her practice. Fiona is a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (2001) and the University of Guelph (Biological Science/Molecular Biology and Genetics). Fiona's book “8 Steps To Reverse Your PCOS” is a women’s health best seller and her blog has an avid readership of 10s of thousands per month. She supports the growth of evidence-based natural medicine and peer-reviews for Natural Standard, a popular database of evidence-based natural medicine. As a woman with PCOS herself, Fiona is passionate about health education and advocacy for women with the condition.

She serves on the medical advisory committee of the PCOS Awareness Association and is a featured speaker at many events within the PCOS and infertility communities. She is a medical advisor to and was the sole developer of the nutrition program for the Open Source Health MyAva precision medicine platform. The myAva PCOS project is the largest system to use state of the art genetic and molecular research, science, evidence-based integrative medicine and technology to help the growing underserved community of women with PCOS.

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Symposium Location

Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada

778-861-3826