REPRODUCTIVE IMMUNOLOGY – UNDERSTANDING AND TREATING THE IMMUNE SYSTEM FOR FERTILITY AND PREGNANCY

Western medicine is quick to decide that many couples have "unexplained infertility", invariably this reveals a lack of appropriate investigation and understanding of immunology
 

Why reproductive immunology?

As little as eight years ago, I still believed that there was such a thing as “unexplained infertility”. But, as always, my clients are my biggest teachers.

I have come to believe there are six building blocks to good fertility:

  1. Mental health
  2. Metabolic health
  3. Hormonal health
  4. Environmental health
  5. Physical health (i.e. regular exercise)
  6. Epigenetic health

But, another factor was missing from this list: immunological health. This building block is tied up with all of the other elements, which are both influencing and being influenced by the immune system.

I had a client who had taken care of the first six elements to the best of her ability, but yet could not conceive – not even with a donor egg, which is extremely unusual. Her case forced me to think outside the box, to consider and explore areas in which I hadn’t previously worked.

I came across Dr Alan Beer’s book ‘Is your body baby friendly‘ and went to speak to a consultant I found who worked with this information. This was transformative for my client (who went on to conceive two children naturally), my wider practice, and I began a journey down a rabbit hole from which I still haven’t quite emerged!

This course is the outcome of my journey; my deep-dive into the world of the immune system and the systemic effect its function has on the body.

I believe that understanding the immune system gives us a lens with which you reconsider the whole body and its fertility journey, and the ability to treat it in a way that can change the outcome for our clients when nothing else seems to be working.

This is the first module in the
Advanced Level Diploma in Fertility Acupuncture

Course contents?

The immune system
  • Interpreting immunological testing
  • Th1 versus Th2 dominance
Western medical treatments for immunological imbalance
  • Autoimmunity and Recurrent Miscarriage
  • Western Medical testing for recurrent miscarriage
Pre-eclampsia
  • Connection to recurrent miscarriage
Diet and autoimmunity
  • Diet and the immune system
  • The role of Glutathione
Thinking outside the box
  • The role of fear in the treatment room
  • Classic versus my adaptive Traditional Chinese Medicine approach
Thyroid disorders and autoimmunity
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hashimoto’s disease
  • The role of deiodinases
Endometriosis and reproductive immunology
  • An exploration of the Aetiology of Endometriosis and Pain
  • Western medication for Endometriosis
Adjunctive Diseases
  • Chocolate cysts
  • Asherman’s Syndrome
  • Adenomyosis
A brief word about Medical Mushrooms
  • Reishi
  • Mesima
  • Cordyceps
  • Coriolus
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Earn CPD/CEU points from these accreditation bodies:

This course has been awarded CPD/CEU points from the following accreditation bodies:

  • NCCAOM: 6.5 points
  • Florida Board of Acupuncture: 5 points
  • California Board of Acupuncture: 5 points
  • AACMA: 5 points
  • New Zealand Acupuncture Standards Authority: 5 points

What people say about this course

"This is the only course to really look deeply into the TCM pathology associated with reproductive immunology."

“I believe Naava is an invaluable resource and believe this course will make her knowledge accessible to other practitioners.”

“Content is way beyond my expectations.”

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