Recognition & Treatment of Stress-Related Disorders Gina Nick, ND

Gina Nick, ND, Chief Scientific Officer, Longevity Through Prevention, Inc. The mysteries of stress and its bodily effects revive old challenges and provide us with new ones. This lecture will focus on the role of stress and the brain in the pathologic conditions of obesity, metabolic syndrome, and sleep disorders including their physiology, pathophysiology, and scientifically supported CAM-related therapeutic interventions. Special emphasis will be placed on the metabolic consequences of stress, which might contribute to the alarming increase in the prevalence of obesity, metabolic syndrome and sleep disorders.