Practitioner Course

Optimising the Gut-Brain Connection with Joe Pizzorno

Fascinating effects of the gastrointestinal tract on our neurological system and what to do about it.

Online Course
1 lesson


12 Months OR Subscriber Pass


90 min/lesson
1.5 Hour total


Dr Joseph Pizzorno

About this course

Joseph Pizzorno has put together a new presentation updating the latest on the effects the gastrointestinal system has on our neurological system, and what to do about it.

This is an area of rapid research. The list of conditions being associated with gut dysfunction is growing and we need to consider digestion and the microbiome in most of our patients, especially those with mood disorders, anxiety, dementia, learning difficulties, and brain fog. You have the opportunity throughout this webinar to speak to Joe and ask any questions you have about gut function and neurological dysfunction.
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

  • Old time naturopathic adage: “Disease begins in the gut”
  • Communication between brain and gut (bidirectional through vagus nerve)
  • Inappropriate bacteria in the gut that results in:
    Loss of permeability control, Immunological disruption, Metabolic disruption, and Neuroendocrine disruption
  • Most neuropsychiatric disorders correlate with gut dysbiosis
  • Restoration of appropriate gut flora not only improves digestive function but also improves neurological health

What's in this course

Your Presenter

Dr. Joseph Pizzorno

Dr. Joseph Pizzorno, ND is a world-leading authority on science-based natural medicine, a term he coined when founding Bastyr University in 1978. A naturopathic physician, educator, researcher and expert spokesman, he is Editor-in-Chief of PubMed-indexed IMCJ, Treasurer of Board of IFM, board member of the American Herbal Pharmacopeia, and a member of the science boards of the Hecht Foundation, Gateway for Cancer Research and Bioclinic Naturals.

Dr. Pizzorno has been licensed in the State of Washington since 1975 and is the recipient of numerous awards and honors such as the Linus Pauling Award by the Institute for Functional Medicine, Holistic Medicine Pioneer by the American Holistic Medicine Association and Naturopathic Physician of the Year by the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. He was appointed by Presidents Clinton and Bush to two prestigious commissions advising the US government on how to integrate natural medicine into the healthcare system.

Author or co-author of 5 textbooks for doctors including the internationally acclaimed Textbook of Natural Medicine and upcoming Clinical Environmental Medicine and 7 books for consumers, such as the best-selling Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine and recently released, The Toxin Solution, he has been an intellectual, academic and political leader in integrative medicine for four decades.