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The Stress Effect: Impact of Stress on the Gut-Brain Axis


The Stress Effect: Impact of Stress on the Gut-Brain Axis

Presenters: Sudeshna Dasgupta, MD and Connie Shoemaker, ND

In this recorded webinar, you’ll learn about:

  • The Pathophysiology and Biochemistry of Stress & Trauma
  • The Gut-Brain Axis
  • Stress and the Human Microbiome
  • Stress and Trauma’s End Results
  • The Effect of a Traumatized G.I. Tract on the HPA Axis
  • Present a Case Study of a Recovering Trauma Victim
  • Review Approaches to Trauma and Stress Treatment

About the Speakers

Sudeshna Dasgupta, MD, MPH

Pediatrics and Integrative Holistic Medicine Practitioner

Dr. Sudeshna Dasgupta, MD, MBBS, MPH is board-certified in both pediatrics and integrative holistic medicine. She graduated from Kolkata Medical College, University of Kolkata and trained in pediatrics in India. She then came to the U.S. and completed a pediatric residency in Chicago. Dr. Dasgupta has a graduate degree in public health with a concentration in maternal and child health from Chapel. She also does comprehensive evaluations.

Dr. Sudeshna Dasgupta worked in the field of developmental and behavioral pediatrics for multiple years, through the Children’s Developmental Services Agency (CDSA) in North Carolina. For the past 11 years, she has been practicing integrative holistic medicine in Asheville, North Carolina. Dr. Dasgupta’s focus is on mental health in children and adults. She sees children and adults with ADHD, autism, anxiety, depression, digestive issues, allergies, chronic fatigue and more. Her goal is to provide affordable care to patients and to promote healthy nutrition and lifestyle habits while empowering them to manage stress.

The Hill University of North Carolina and testing offers dietary and supplement recommendations, and much more. Dr. Sudeshna Dasgupta trained to become a Therapeutic Sound Practitioner and is integrating this approach into her practice for stress management.

Connie Shoemaker, ND

Sanesco Clinical Support Director

“Educating Sanesco’s clients is the culmination of a life’s work.”

Beginning when Dr. Connie Shoemaker left the hospital environment to manage a functional laboratory, Genova Diagnostics (formerly Great Smokies Laboratories) in 1987, is when she had continued to increase her knowledge of herbs and biochemistry and made it a journey of love. With her bachelor’s degree in science from Western Carolina University, she had worked in hospital laboratories for the first 12 of her career. Then, personal health challenges led Dr. Connie Shoemaker to discover a new approach to her health and also a determination to share it with others. In 1991, she began teaching and educating innovative practitioners in the U.S. and internationally as a manager of marketing, sales, and customer service.

The addition of her Doctor of Naturopathy degree to her already-outstanding credentials expanded her knowledge and her respect for a more natural approach to healing through balance. At Sanesco, she initially served to oversee the technical development of products and services.

Now, Dr. Connie Shoemaker educates Sanesco’s clients on the application of the NeuroWellness Program for their specific patients and how to integrate the NeuroWellness Program with other modalities they offer in their practice. In her personal life, Dr. Shoemaker educates private clients on various health topics.

Sanesco is changing the way practitioners approach balance in the body.

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Disclaimer: The information provided is only intended to be general educational information to the public. It does not constitute medical advice. If you have specific questions about any medical matter or if you are suffering from any medical condition, you should consult your doctor or other professional healthcare provider.

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