Understanding and Overcoming Antibiotic Resistance in the GI Tract
Please join us as Dr. Amy Rolfsen explains the basics of antibiotic resistance and introduces the concept of natural synergists to overcome bacterial resistance mechanisms.
Attendees will learn:
- The mechanisms of antibiotic resistance
- How to interpret the antibiotic resistance genotypes and phenotypes on the GI-MAP
- How to recognize antibiotic resistant or antibiotic-tolerant organisms on the GI-MAP
- Key strategies to overcoming antibiotic resistance using botanical antimicrobials and natural synergistic therapies
Presented by Amy Rolfsen, ND
Dr. Amy Rolfsen is a naturopathic doctor and medical consultant. Her areas of clinical interest and expertise are; women’s wellness, children’s health, immunology and gastrointestinal health. Dr. Rolfsen is continually working on mastering her craft. She is drawn to gentle, non-invasive techniques and will incorporate a combination of nutrition, botanicals, Chinese medicine, manual therapies, energetic therapies and pharmaceuticals, tailoring treatment plans to each individual.
Dr. Rolfsen runs her own clinic where she sees patients in-person and also consults with international clients. She works with people who are seeking guidance in understanding their health and taking steps toward perfecting their physical, mental and emotional health.