Women’s Reproductive Health Seminar
This one day PRACTITIONER ONLY seminar on reproductive health in women, will focus on various conditions affecting fertility, and on improving reproductive health, with herbal medicine, nutrition and lifestyle approaches. Subjects covered will include:
• Assessment and treatment of conditions affecting ovulation, such as amenorrhoea, hyperprolactinaemia and PCOS. • Treating ovarian insufficiency, and improving egg quality. • Organic problems affecting the reproductive system, such as endometriosis, fibroids, and other uterine, cervical and vaginal pathologies. • Assessing and treating functional hormone imbalance. • Understanding how lifestyle factors affect reproductive health • Understanding and interpreting diagnostic tests to assess fertility. • Supporting women through assisted reproduction.
Marie Reilly has over 15 years experience as a Medical Herbalist.
She qualified from the College of Phytotherapy in 2004 having conducted her undergraduate research dissertation on the use of Herbs in the treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME). She subsequently completed the Scottish School of Herbal Medicine Masters Degree Programme, after completing research on the treatment of female functional infertility with herbal medicine. She has also studied Endobiogenic Medicine with Dr. Jean Claude Lapraz, and Ayurveda with Dr. Vasant Lad.
Marie previously taught on the BSc Herbal Sciences course at Cork Institute of Technology. She currently teaches on the practitioner training courses at The Plant Medicine School in Cork, Excelsior in Belfast, and Betonica in the UK, and regularly supervises training clinics for students from various courses in the UK and Ireland. She has lectured at the Cork Institute of Technology Herbal Science Symposium; at Botanica 2014 (Trinity College Dublin); and at the National Institute of Medical Herbalists Annual Conference. She is also on the editing panel for Tilia Magazine, a professional publication for practicing herbalists, and regularly provides numerous CPD seminars on various subjects for practitioners of herbal medicine.
In the past, she has appeared on RTE’s “Health Squad” and “The Afternoon Show”, on various programmes for WLRfm, and has been interviewed for various National Newspapers in Ireland and the UK. she continues to write a weekly health column in the Dungarvan Leader, and to provide talks and demonstrations for local groups.
Marie is also a qualified Emergency First Responder, and works in conjunction with a Medical Doctor and Paramedic, to provide emergency first aid in the local community as part of the Lismore Community First Response Team, a voluntary service.
Saturday 22nd August
9.30 am – 5.30 pm
CPD 6.5 pending