Understanding Immune Dysfunction

The Many Faces of Immune Dysregulation and Chronic Inflammation: Chronic Infections, Atopy, and Autoimmune Disorders

The innate immune system is the gatekeeper for coordinating the body’s entire immune response, and over the last decade, a growing body of knowledge on the clinical impacts of unbalanced innate immunity has begun to make an impact in the treatment of immune-related disorders. Functional Medicine teaches that immune imbalance, while often resulting from a genetic disposition and environmental factors, will generally arise in the context of one or more of the following: the habitual consumption of a proinflammatory diet; food allergies and intolerances; microbial infections; hormonal imbalances; nutritional insufficiencies; and xenobiotic exposure. How can dietary and lifestyle modifications help return the immune system to a state of balance? Learn more below.

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Functional Medicine Advanced Practice Modules® (APM) Immune

January 31 - February 2, 2021 in Clearwater Beach, FL | Live Stream Icon Live Stream Available | Up to 17 CME Credits

IFM_SD0190This module will focus on chronic inflammation, systemic influences on the immune system, and the consequent dysfunction that may ensue. The Immune APM will supply clinicians with an in-depth understanding of underlying immune mechanisms and offer effective interventions to use even in the absence of a conventional diagnosis.

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Functional Medicine Immune Experts

Learn More Now: Proceedings from the 2018 Annual Conference on Autoimmunity

Solving the Puzzle of Autoimmunity: The Interplay of Gut, Genes, and Environment

2018 AIC Proceedings Preview

IFM’s 2018 Annual International Conference on autoimmunity focused on the exploding research and therapies around the interconnected roles of intestinal permeability, genetic disruptors, and various environmental triggers that coalesce to create autoimmune disease.

Watch lectures from educators at the Annual Conference who translate data into actions that can prevent, treat, and reverse the triggers and mediators of autoimmune disease in patients.


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