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2023 FMMH Conference: Functional Medicine for Mental Health


October 7-8, 2023

What You’ll Learn

  • The root causes and biochemical factors contributing to mental illness
  • The science behind the mind, gut and body connection
  • How to safely utilize functional medicine tools in your clinical practice
  • How to analyze clinical tests, labs, and diagnostics for more personalized patient treatment
  • How to develop treatment plans based on unique biochemistry and genetic testing
  • How to enhance treatment with nutritional supplementation
  • The latest research in functional medicine and nutritional psychiatry

Day 1: The Impact of Ketogenic and Low Carb Diets on Mental Health

  • An Evidence-Based Summary of 20 Years of Keto Medicine  – Eric Westman, MD, MPH
  • Dietary Approaches for Neuroimmune Symptoms – Terry Wahls, MD
  • A Pilot Study of a Ketogenic Diet for Bipolar Disorder – Iain Campbell, PhD
  • The Ketogenic Diet for Mental Illness – Improvements in 28 Inpatients – Georgia Ede, MD
  • Food, Metabolism, and Psychiatric Disease – Robert Lustig, MD
  • When is a Diet Not a Diet? – Bret Scher, MD

Day 2: Infections and Mental Health – Mold, PANDAS, Lyme, COVID, and Beyond

  • HPHPA and the Gut-Brain Axis – James Greenblatt, MD
  • PANS/PANDAS: A  Guide to Basal Ganglia Encephalitis  – Nancy O’Hara, MD
  • Women and Lyme: An Integrative Guide to Better Health  – Jaquel Patterson, ND
  • Psilocybin in the Treatment of Neuropsychiatric Lyme disease – Dan Kinderlehrer, MD
  • Long COVID: A Natural Medicine Approach to Recovery – Jaquel Patterson, ND
  • Limbic System Dysregulation and Mast Cell Activation in Toxic Mold Exposure – Mary Ackerley, MD
  • From Mold Toxicity to Lyme Disease: Evaluation and Treatment of the Sensitive Patient – Neil Nathan, MD