Naturopathic Webinar 41

The Gut Microbiome and Parkinson's Disease
with Dr. Greg Eckel, ND

TUESDAY, September 15th 2020: 6:30 - 8:30pm
2 CEs*
*Please note this webinar is APPROVED for 2 general credits for CA NDs and OBNM

2 CEs for CA LAc

REGISTER NOW * $75 members  |  $95 non-members

Course Overview
This presentation will begin by reviewing the enteric nervous system, which highlights the gut as the second brain. Next, Dr. Eckel will discuss the importance of the gut microbiome since it has tremendous effect on brain function, specifically with regard to Parkinson’s Disease. He will outline the early signs and possible causes of brain dysfunction, including the Braak Hypothesis. He will also discuss the role that the vagus nerve may play in disease progression and conditions associated with vagus nerve dysfunction. Lastly, he will address how to support Parkinson’s patients using a comprehensive nutritional approach as well as address how to best support the microbiome to obtain optimal brain health.

Attend this presentation to confidently:

  • Understand that the gut can work as a second brain.
  • Understand the connection between the vagus nerve and disease progression.
  • Analyze the early signs of nerve dysfunction.
  • Understand how to best support the microbiome for optimal brain health.

Category 1 TM Credits
CE Provider #805
310 670 8100
This course is approved by The California Acupuncture Board for 2 hours of continuing education
This course will be available as a self study after the date of the live webinar. 
*Refunds not available




Dr. Gregory Eckel has spent the last 20 years developing and refining his unique approach to chronic neurological conditions. In addition to his experience in clinical practice using a combination of Naturopathic and Chinese Medicine, he has a deep personal connection with chronic neurological disease since his wife Sarieah passed of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), a condition with no known cure. As she was the love of his life, he took a deep dive into research and uncovered regenerative medicine and the development of a brain regenerative program. In loving memory of his wife, he has continued to help others with neurodegenerative diseases improve their quality of life and find natural solutions.

Dr. Eckel is a highly respected international lecturer, author, and expert in integrative care for neurodegeneration. Co-Founder and owner of Nature Cures Clinic in Portland, Oregon, Dr. Eckel was also appointed by the governor of Oregon and served as the board president of the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Examiners. He has been a featured expert on ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX television stations.