Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • Step 1 - Start here!

    • Syllabus - Endocrine System For Herbalists 2021

    • Live Class Zoom Link

  • 2

    Week 1

    • Resource: Man vs. Molecule

    • Resource: Film Intro by Gary Null

    • Resource: Week 1 Study Notes

    • Slides: Week 1 - Part 1

    • Lecture: Course Overview (13:15)

    • Lecture: Protein Shape and Peptide Bonds, The Cell, Cellular Intelligence (16:31)

    • Lecture: Integral Membrane Proteins, Redundancy, Limbic System (20:59)

    • Lecture: HPA Axis, HPATGG Axis, Liver Stress & Hormonal Balance (14:45)

    • Lecture: Somatic Symptoms, The Glands (17:30)

    • Lecture: HPATGG Axis, The Glands Continued (13:56)

    • Lecture: The Hormones (11:35)

    • Slides: Week 1 - Part 2

    • Lecture: Student Questions (12:51)

    • Lecture: Adrenal Gland (11:44)

    • Lecture: Stress Triggers (15:56)

    • Lecture: Adrenal Stress Syndromes, Testing, Adrenal Disease (17:53)

    • Lecture: Testing Part 2, Herbs Part 1 (16:08)

    • Lecture: Herbs Part 2 (18:21)

    • Lecture: Herbs Part 3 (18:49)

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    Week 1 - Live Class

    • Slides: Week 1 Live Class 1

    • Video Recording: Week 1 Live Class (55:08)

    • Audio Recording: Week 1 Live Class (55:08)

    • Chat Transcript: Week 1 Live Class

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    Week 2

    • Resource: Relationship Between Thyroid and Diabetes

    • Resource: Chinese herbs for Diabetes

    • Lecture: Migraines

    • Slides: Week 2 - Part 1

    • Lecture: Class Discussion (16:29)

    • Lecture: Thyroid Hormones, HPT Axis, T3/T4 (15:35)

    • Lecture: Hypothyroidism/Hyperthyroidism (20:17)

    • Lecture: Testing (19:48)

    • Lecture: Herbs Part 1 (19:03)

    • Lecture: Herbs Part 2 (21:23)

    • Slides: Week 2- Part 2

    • Lecture: Energy Creation & Needs, Energy Storage & Use- Glucose (15:23)

    • Lecture: Pancreas, Pancreas Exocrine Functions (19:30)

    • Lecture: Pancreas Endocrine Functions - Cells, Pancreatic Disease - Part 1 (18:33)

    • Lecture: Pancreatic Disease- Part 2 (19:24)

    • Lecture: Pancreatic Disease- Part 3 (18:38)

    • Lecture: Herbs (13:14)

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    Week 2 - Live Class

    • Video Recording: Week 2 Live Class (1:07:00)

    • Audio Recording: Week 2 Live Class (1:07:00)

    • Chat Trascript: Week 2 Live Class

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    Week 3

    • Slides: Week 3- Part 1

    • Lecture: Thyroid Continued (16:30)

    • Lecture: Thyroid- Testing Patterns (18:40)

    • Lecture: Gluten-Thyroid Connection, Iodine (18:41)

    • Lecture: Student Questions, Hypothyroid- Signs, Thyroid & Metabolic Syndrome, Hyper & Hypo Glycemia & the Thyroid (19:10)

    • Lecture: Herbs & Nutrition- Part 1 (20:03)

    • Lecture: Herbs & Nutrition- Part 2 (21:25)

    • Slides: Week 3- Part 2

    • Lecture: Student Questions, Female Reproductive System (18:45)

    • Lecture: Female Endocrine System, Ovaries- Hormones, Estrogens (18:05)

    • Lecture: Herbal Actions (17:29)

    • Lecture: Hormone Regulators (13:09)

    • Lecture: Antispasmodics, Dysmenorrhea, Herbs (21:16)

    • Lecture: Other Herbs to Consider (12:49)

    • Lecture: PMS Headaches (19:14)

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    Week 3 - Live Class

    • Video Recording: Week 3 Live Class (1:14:55)

    • Audio Recording: Week 3 Live Class (1:14:55)

    • Chat Transcript: Week 3 Live Class

    • Slides: Live Class Week 3 - Black and White

    • Slides: Live Class Week 3 - Color

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    Week 4

    • Slides: Week 4- Part 1

    • Lecture: Student Questions, Ovaries- Hormones (20:33)

    • Lecture: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Ovaries- Hormones, PCOS Herbs (18:29)

    • Lecture: Endometriosis, Risk Factors, Concepts, Formula Example (20:08)

    • Lecture: Osteoporosis, Risk Factors (22:01)

    • Lecture: Osteoporosis Herbs, Fibroids (16:02)

    • Lecture: Fibroids- Herbs (11:57)

    • Slides: Week 4- Part 2

    • Lecture: Male Endocrine System (18:53)

    • Lecture: Reproductive Tract Disorders, Prostate Disease, Diet, Herbs (16:29)

    • Lecture: Herbs- BPH (14:41)

    • Lecture: Herbs- Prostatitis, Approach- Prostate Cancer, Epididymitis (16:11)

    • Lecture: Hypogonadism & ED (16:15)

    • Lecture: Gonadotropic Herbs, Endocrine Disruption (22:32)

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    Week 4 - Live Class

    • Video Recording: Week 4 Live Class (1:33:03)

    • Audio Recording: Week 4 Live Class (1:33:03)

    • Chat Transcript: Week 4 Live Class

    • Slides: Live Class Week 4 - Black and White

    • Slides: Live Class Week 4 - Color

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    Final Exam

    • Endocrine Final