- The way invading pathogens, injury, and stress are sensed by the body and signaled to the CNS
- The different ways the brain responds to an immune challenge
- The neuro-humeral-immune pathway of the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis
- The autonomic nervous system
- The ways stress impacts the brain, including its effect on prefrontal cortex and its effects on the cholinergic anti-inflammatory system.
- The way stress impacts the immune system.
- The importance of accurately perceiving what is happening in the body
- A summary of the neuro-humeral-immune interactions
- Key take home messages for patients
- Chiropractic and the nervous system summary
- Research regarding chiropractic care and the prefrontal cortex
- Differences between basic science studies and clinical trials
- Research articles regarding the effects of chiropractic care on immune function
- Chiropractic care and cytokines
- Types of research regarding chiropractic care and immune function
- Research regarding chiropractic care and its effect on immune function.
- Chiropractic and autonomic nervous system function
- Current literature relating to chiropractic care and immune function.
- What you can claim
- What you cannot claim
- A summary the information from this class.
- Take home messages to patients and other health care providers based on this review.
- Examples of how to communicate this material with the public and where to get more information.
Heidi Haavik, B.Sc., Ph.D.
- Each module contains a video presentation and a short quiz. You must view the video prior to taking the quiz.
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