Practitioner Course

Advances in the Clinical Application of Selenium

Selenium is a frequently misunderstood microelement. The research is often contradictory, but its substantial value in clinical care is undisputed.

Online Course
1 lesson


12 Months OR Subscriber Pass


90 min/lesson
1.5 Hours total


Dr Geo Espinosa

About this course

This webinar highlights the value of selenium in clinical care. Selenium is a frequently misunderstood microelement. The research is often contradictory, but its substantial value in clinical care is undisputed. Selenium is nutritionally essential for humans, a constituent of more than two dozen selenoproteins that play critical roles in reproduction, thyroid hormone metabolism, mitochondrial function, detoxification especially heavy metal protection, heart function, genetic stability and DNA synthesis, cancer protection and protection from oxidative damage.

Dr Geo Espinosa is a naturopath specialising in men’s health and he frequently prescribes selenium for his patients. In his presentation he will discuss the specific clinical indications for selenium and give us his recommendations on appropriate dosage and forms of selenium for optimum outcomes.

The selenium content of soils are highly variable throughout the world and selenium levels are significantly lower in people living in Australia and New Zealand where some cancer rates and cardiovascular events are highest. This presentation will give you clarity and confidence prescribing this highly valuable nutrient.
What you receive:
  • Clear protocol explanations from some of the world's top practitioners
  • Clinical pearls for improved practice results
  • Access to your audio and video recordings via the App Store
  • A downloadable PDF of the presenter’s slides
  • Links to all referenced research papers and useful clinical handouts
  • Access to the community hub where you can get answers to your questions
  • A 30-day money back guarantee

From this course you will

  • Discover selenium’s wide biochemical functions
  • Which conditions selenium is most effective for
  • How selenium protects against disease
  • Learn the best method of measuring for selenium status
  • Uncover how to prescribe selenium for maximal clinical results

What's in this course

Your Presenter

Dr Geo Espinosa

Geo Espinosa, N.D., L.Ac, C.N.S., RH (AHG) is a renowned naturopathic and functional medicine doctor recognized as an authority in urology and men’s health. Dr Geo is the founder and director of the Integrative Urology Center at New York University Langone Medical Center and the Chief Science Officer at PR Labs. Before joining NYU, Dr Espinosa was a clinician, researcher and director of clinical trials at the Center for Holistic Urology at Columbia University Medical Center.

Geo is a licensed naturopathic doctor, licensed acupuncturist, a certified nutrition specialist and a registered herbalist. He lectures internationally and has published numerous peer-reviewed scientific journals related to integrative management of prostate conditions and urological disorders. Dr Espinosa is an author of the naturopathic entry in 1000 Cures for 200 ailments, by Harper Collins; March 2007 and “Prostate Cancer – Nutrients that may slow its progression,” Food and Nutrients in Disease Management – Maryland: Cadmus Publishing, 2009. Dr Espinosa also serves on the editorial board of the Natural Medicine Journal.