Tue, May 21|
Strong Talk: Why Me and Not My Neighbor – Root Cause of Osteopenia and Osteoporosis
Speaker: Mike Hutchins, MD, specializing in Internal Medicine and Functional Medicine, Everything is Connected Functional Medicine, Missoula MT and Spokane, WA.
Time & Location
May 21, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Missoula OsteoStrong, 1502 Dearborn Ave, Missoula, MT 59801, USA
About the event
Join Dr. Mike Hutchins, a board-certified Internal Medicine Physician and Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner with over 30 years of experience, for an insightful Strong Talk on osteoporosis. He will unravel the role of Functional Medicine in treating osteoporosis and delve into the root causes of osteopenia and osteoporosis, explaining why these conditions affect some and not others. He'll highlight the crucial role of gut health in nutrient absorption, hormones, the impact of toxins, the importance of thyroid function and treatments like bisphosphonates and parathyroid analogues, in bone health. Dr. Hutchins will also clarify the processes of osteoclastic and osteoblastic activity, offering valuable insights into nurturing stronger bones. This session is a unique chance to gain a deeper understanding of bone health and how to effectively nurture it.