Portland College Leads on Digestive Health

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With digestive health problems – like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) on the rise, Portland’s National College of Natural Medicine has emerged as a leader in pursuing treatments. This weekend NCNM hosts SIBO Symposium, bringing together medical doctors and alternative practitioners, to gang up on a painful, stressful problem.

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Attend the Webinar

The in person symposium is sold out but you can still attend the webinar.

January 18-19, 2014
Saturday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Designed for the medical doctor, alternative medicine practitioner, and the public, the SIBO Symposium features the nation’s leading experts on the topic to present an evidence-based educational program on managing small bowel intestinal overgrowth.

Participants in this symposium can expect to gain a working understanding of:

  • Current and emerging research on the clinical diagnosis and treatment of SIBO and IBS
  • The importance of healthy microflora in the function of the GI and immune systems
  • Integrative application of pharmaceutical treatments, diet, probiotics, nutritive factors, and botanical medicine
  • Current treatment algorithms from our speakers
  • Mapping of the small intestine flora
  • A new link to autoimmune disease

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