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Dr Brandon Brock – Dysautonomia – a clinical conundrum

Episode 48
08, Nov, 2017
}38 Minutes

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Dr Brandon Brock Biog

Dr. Brandon Brock resides in America and is a Chiropractor, has a Doctorate in Nursing Practice, and a researcher who specializes in musculoskeletal, neurological, and regenerative medicine. He holds diplomate status in nutrition, functional neurology, conventional medicine, and integrative medicine and is a Global Clinical Research Scholar from Harvard Medical School. He has been named Neurology Instructor of the Year five times by various organizations, received the Living Legacy Award from Samford University, and was Duke University’s spotlight student. He practices full time at several locations in Dallas, Texas, does research, and most of all loves educating healthcare providers with BTB Health Systems.

Q1 What does dysautonomia mean?

Q2 Is this the same as autonomic imbalance, which is characterized by a hyperactive sympathetic system and a hypoactive parasympathetic system?

Q3 Tell us about POTS (Positional Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome.)

Q4 What role does oxidative stress have in Dysautonomia?

Q5 What role does mutations of the MTHFR gene (methylation defect) and elevated homocysteine have with dysautonomia?

Q6 A lot of Chiropractors use Heart Rate Variability / HRV in practice as a measure of autonomic function and thus possibly as a factor in Dysautonomia ?

Q7 How can food and supplementation help dysautonomia ?

Q8 What can NeuroRehabilitation do to help with Dysautonomia?

Q9 In your upcoming dysautonomia seminar, you have mentioned you will discuss :
Phospholipid disorders and components that impact the autonomic system like electrolytes, connective tissues, catecholamines, limbic function and cognitive capacity. Can you detail what you are referring to here?

Dr Brandon Brock is speaking at the Dysautonomia seminar for NeuroLogic Education on Sydney/March 3-5th 2018 at Rydges Central Sydney

The Dysautonomia course will cover neurophysiology (understand the neuro circuitry as in relates to clinical practice), clinical testing from a functional neurology and medical, laboratory perspective along, with specialized tests and receptor based therapy to teach integrated care to cover each topic. Clinical management will be geared heavily on application, nutritional, immune dysfunction, metabolic support, testing, and case studies that will guide integrating functional neurology and nutrition. Practical break outs to workshop learnings with simple and effective tool-kits to bring into your practice.

More specifically on Dysautonomia :

Physical Exam for individuals with Autonomic Disorders.
Methods of ANS Monitoring.
POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome).
Cardiac and Vascular Disorders.
Phospholipid and Neurotransmitter Disorders.
Cortical, Cerebellar and Brainstem Disorders.
Neuromodulatory Techniques to Enhance the ANS Function
Live patient presentation on Monday – with neurological work up and diagnostic testing with prescription of Neuro rehabilitation for these tough, complicated cases.

Further information and registration details can be found at

Declaration – Paul is part owner of NeuroLogic Education.

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