Endometriosis: Immune Dysregulation ECS and Medical Cannabis

About Webinar

In this insightful session, Dr Connell will delve into the fundamentals of endometriosis, exploring its pathophysiology, clinical presentation, and challenges in diagnosis. The webinar will navigate through conventional treatment approaches and their limitations, highlighting the role of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) in gynaecological function and ECS dysregulation in endometriosis.

Additionally, the session will cover the emerging evidence supporting the use of medical cannabis in managing endometriosis symptoms. The aim is to provide healthcare professionals with a comprehensive understanding of endometriosis and practical knowledge through real-world case studies and applications of medical cannabis in its treatment.

Learning Outcomes

Understanding Endometriosis: Gain a comprehensive understanding of endometriosis, including its pathophysiology, clinical presentation, and challenges in diagnosis.
Conventional Treatment: Explore the current conventional approaches to managing endometriosis, understanding the limitations and potential side effects associated with traditional treatment methods.
The Role of the ECS: Discover the fascinating role played by the Endocannabinoid System in maintaining normal gynaecological function and how ECS dysregulation may contribute to endometriosis.
ECS Dysregulation in Endometriosis: Dive into the latest research and evidence indicating the dysregulation of the ECS in endometriosis and explore the potential implications of this dysregulation on the condition's symptoms.
Current Evidence for Cannabis Use: Investigate the emerging body of evidence supporting the use of medical cannabis in managing endometriosis symptoms and improving patients' quality of life.

Dr Jim Connell, who leads the Heyday Clinic and is responsible for Heyday product innovation, brings a wealth of knowledge and personal experience to the table. As a General Practitioner (MBBS, FRACGP) with special interests in various areas including chronic pain, mental health, palliative care, cancer management, and complex chronic disease management, Dr Jim has been treating patients with cannabis medicine since 2017. He integrates cannabis alongside lifestyle, nutritional, and complementary medicines to support and upregulate the body's own Endocannabinoid system, providing a holistic approach to patient care.

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