Presenter: Felice Gersh, MD
Format: 1 module (video presentation)
The Endocannabinoid System, CBD & Women: Understanding the Interactions Between Female Hormones, the Endocannabinoid System & Women’s Health – Including Borderline Personality Disorder
Join women’s health expert, Dr. Felice Gersh, to explore the interplay between the endocannabinoid system, women’s health and female hormones in this exciting online course. Dr. Gersh will explore the complexities and newest understandings of the endocannabinoid system, along with the impact CBD can have on brain health, the gut, the nervous and immune systems, female reproductive health, and female hormones like estrogen. She’ll also review the role of CBD in the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) specifically as a potential approach to managing symptoms.
- Recognize the interaction between female hormones and the endocannabinoid system
- Summarize the basic role of the endocannabinoid system and female reproduction
- Review the impact of the endocannabinoid system on mental health
- Understand the potential for exogenous agonists for the endocannabinoid receptors, such as cannabis related products, to benefit those suffering with mental health challenges, and of borderline personality disorder in particular
About Felice Gersh, MD
Felice Gersh, M.D. is a multi-award winning physician with dual board certifications in OB-GYN and Integrative Medicine. She is the founder and director of the Integrative Medical Group of Irvine, a practice that provides comprehensive health care for women by combining the best evidence-based therapies from conventional, naturopathic, and holistic medicine. She taught obstetrics and gynecology at Keck USC School of Medicine for 12 years as an Assistant Clinical Professor, where she received the highly coveted Outstanding Volunteer Clinical Faculty Award. She now serves as an Affiliate Faculty Member at the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine, through the University of Arizona School of Medicine, where she lectures and regularly grades the case presentations written by the Fellowship students for their final exams. Felice Gersh, M.D. is the bestselling author of PCOS SOS and the PCOS SOS Fertility Fast Track, and she has published articles in peer-reviewed medical journals. She is a prolific lecturer and has been featured in several films and documentary series, including The Real Skinny on Fat with Montel Williams and Fasting with Valter Longo, Ph.D.
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