Migraine Webinar

Supporting Clients with Migraines: A Webinar

If you've ever experienced a migraine headache, you know how debilitating it can be. In this webinar, we'll go over the pathophysiology associated with migraines (including a brief discussion of the endocannabinoid system's potential role!). I'll share some of the clinical strategies that are supported by clinical research, as well as my own clinical experiences and reflections.  You'll leave with a heftier toolbox to draw from when working with clients who have migraines.

Here is what we covered in the live webinar:

  • Assessment tools and tips
  • Lifestyle strategies
  • Dietary approaches
  • Herbal recommendations

If you missed the live session in November, 2020 you can still register to watch the replay.

Cost: $25

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Hi there! I'm Camille

I mentor herbalists and nutritionists so they can get the clinical hours, practice-building skills, and advanced knowledge they need to be exceptional practitioners. I've been in practice as a licensed nutritionist and herbalist since 2006, working in OB/Gyn offices, a fertility clinic and private practice. I'm also a prefessor in the Department of Nutrition and Herbal Medicine at the Maryland University of Integrative health.

I offer mentoring for practitioners who need help with complicated cases, building and growing a practice, or getting their RH hours, as well as nutrition and herbal medicine consults with a focus on reproductive health.

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