Dr. Lindsey Berkson
Dr. Berkson has been a leader in functional medicine, with an emphasis on the gut, hormones and the environment. Dr. Berkson has been teaching relicensing certification courses for MDs, pharmacists, NPs, NDs and chiropractors for decades. In the last few years Dr. Berkson has been a regular speaker at the gastroenterology module for A4M and hormones, the gut and oxytocin module for PCCA.
Dr. Berkson formulated Metagenic’s first female nutrient line for physicians. Dr. Berkson was a scholar at an environmental estrogen think tank at Tulane University where she worked with the top scientists that discovered “receptor physiology” and the health concerns secondary to the emerging epidemic of endocrine disruptors.
Dr. Berkson was invited to be a scholar based on her breakthrough book: Hormone Deception (McGraw-Hill 2000). This book emphasizes the role of endocrine disruptors on human health and her call for “Green Pregnancies”.
Dr. Berkson wrote Healthy Digestion the Natural Way (Wiley “2000) the first gut, nutrition, mind book. It sold over 500,000 copies and she has a textbook coming out: Nutritional Gastroenterology sometime in the next two years.
Dr. Berkson has authored 21 books, several were best sellers. Her newest book on Oxytocin discusses the intimate action of oxytocin and estrogen and oxytocin’s unappreciated role in gut health.
Dr. Berkson has been launching the first renal functional medicine program internationally at the Naple’s Center for Functional Medicine Group, where she now works one week a month.
Dr. Berkson hosts the Dr. Berkson’s Best Health Radio, writes the Berkson Blog and is a research fellow with the Health Sciences Collegium.
Dr. Berkson published original research on dialysis and nitric oxide with the University of Houston Medical School and Nathan Bryan PhD, the world’s authority on NO in peer review* along with an article on OA and nutrition.
Dr. Berkson had breast cancer 26 years ago and has made “remission” her “mission”. Dr. Berkson consults with patients and their health care teams around the world using science-based protocols to address gut disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, breast cancer and hormonal issues with a focus on nutrition, food and biomes. Dr Berkson is especially known for her lectures on biome cross-talk and the use of nutrition and hormones for esophageal disorders.
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