Free public lectures featuring prominent health professionals and wellness educators, all events will take place at the Hopkinton Senior Center. The dates and topics are listed below, watch the video below for a preview of what to expect this year at the lecture series.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 6:30pm
Ritchie Shoemaker MD, Biotoxin Specialist
Mold, lyme, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue – when inflammation becomes chronic
Dr. Shoemaker will review the elements of chronic inflammatory response syndrome beginning with its discovery and sequential advances in diagnosis. He will review therapies that are used in his 11-step treatment protocol and share with us exciting findings in regulation of gene transcription that lead to advanced insights into the inflammation we see in daily practice in a variety of conditions beyond CIRS.
Thursday, October 8, 2015 6:30pm
Binh Nguyen DC, Chiropractor
Alternative Treatment for
the Spine (Lower Back Pain)
Discussion of the theories, misconceptions and causes associated with low back pain/sciatica. Learn why many have problems with their backs. Learn how to prevent back pain and what treatment works best. Understand your back symptoms and when you need to see a Doctor of Chiropractic.
Thursday, November 5, 2015 6:30pm
Kenneth Blanchard MD PhD, Endocrinologist
Discussions on the controversy surrounding menopausal hormone replacement therapy and what may be appropriate treatment options. Find out if HRT should be used for optimal health rather than just the treatment of symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 6:30pm
John Zarrella DMD, Dentist
Link between Oral Health of the Aging Population and General Overall Health
The medical and dental professionals are joining together to promote awareness to the public on the many health risks and diseases caused from underlining chronic inflammation. Our overall health is compromised from an unhealthy mouth, mainly from gum disease. We’ll review various types of chronic inflammation, how to stop it and preventive measures used every day. Exercise, proper nutrition and regular healthcare all play a role in reducing inflammation in our bodies.
Thursday, January 14, 2016 6:30pm
W. Alex Bingham MD ABoIM, Integrative Physician
Allergies and Asthma Discussions on the affects allergens and other environmental stressors have on the body. Sneezing, watery eyes and congestion are common symptoms but the less obvious are digestive problems, migraine headaches, arthritis, eczema, psoriasis and sinus infections. Learn what causes symptoms to flare, including foods, environmental agents, chemicals/toxins and stress.
All Lectures hosted at: Hopkinton Senior Center, 28 Mayhew Street, Hopkinton, MA
For more information (508) 435-4441 ext. 111 www.rxandhealth.com