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Fall 2018/Spring 2019 - FREE Local Natural Health Lectures
Presented by: James Occhiogrosso, N.D.
Natural Health Consultant, Master Herbalist

Natural Health and Disease Prevention,
Chronic Illness and Hormone Balancing

Learn how to use natural techniques and supplements
for anti-aging, overall good health and disease prevention.

This season, I am presenting a series of lectures about the use of natural techniques to deal with hormone imbalances, and help prevent chronic conditions such as, osteoporosis and cancer. Each lecture will consist of a detailed talk about  the subject followed by an open question and answer period. Bring your questions and concerns and I'll try to answer them all.  You need not attend each session, (although I would love to see you there) just pick the ones that interest you. Come and meet me and your other health minded neighbors.

Session outlines for each venue are below. I will publish additional items here as they are scheduled. For more information, call or email me directly at DrJim@HealthNaturallyToday.com or 239-652-0421. or call the venue you are interested in at the number below. 

Venue #1 -- Ada's Natural Food Market, 7070 College Pkwy, Ft. Myers, FL 33907 (corner of US-41 and College parkway). Pre-registration is requested. Call 239-939-9600 to register. All lectures are from 4:00 to 5:30 pm. 

Venue #2 -- Lake Kennedy Senior Center, 400 Santa Barbara Blvd. Cape Coral, FL 33991 -- Pre-registration is requested. Call 239-574-0575 to register. All lectures are from 1 to 3 pm. 

Venue #3 -- Four Freedoms Park, 4818 Tarpon Court, Cape Coral, FL, 33904. This lecture will run from 2 to 4 p.m. with a continuous open question and answer period throughout the lecture.  Pre-registration is requested. Call 239-574-0804 to register. All lectures are from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. 

Venue #4 -- Del Tura Country Club, 18621 N Tamiami Trail, N Fort Myers, FL 33903. Del Tura will be hosting two one-hour lectures at their Public Annual Health Fair on March 9th.  Call  239-731-3330 for more info. 

#1 -- Ada's Natural Food Market

Thursday, July 19 - Hormones - All questions answered.

Hormones are the chemical messengers of the body controlling many body functions, but they are affected by normal aging, prescription drugs, medical treatments and chronic health problems. This session openly discusses adult issues related to problems caused by hormonal imbalances such as relationship problems, loss of libido, erectile dysfunction, prostate problems, hot flashes and midnight sweats, vaginal dryness and miscellaneous sexual and other problems. A major part of this discussion is about conventional hormone replacement therapy verses bio-identical hormone balancing for improved sexual and overall health for both men and women.

Thursday, August 16 - Men's Health

As men age, they often encounter annoying issues with their prostates. This troublesome gland tends to enlarge with age and poor diet. Due to its location surrounding the urethra, the enlargement often affects a manís ability to urinate as well as introducing him to sexual problems.  Also, many men are diagnosed with prostate cancer and rushed into surgery or other aggressive treatment that may not be necessary. Men sometimes try to resolve these problems with the use of testosterone or over-the-counter supplements that can sometimes make the problems worse. In this session, we discuss how to rectify minor problems as well as how to intelligently deal with a prostate cancer diagnosis.

Thursday, October 11 - Introduction to Natural Health

An introductory discussion of what natural health is and how it can help you change your life. This session examines the difference between conventional medical treatment and various natural and alternative treatment options. We discuss how people get chronic conditions like cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, and others, and you will begin to learn what you can do to improve your odds of avoiding them.

Thursday, October 25 - Introduction to Herbs

This session presents an overview of many of the herbal products commonly available online and it in health food stores in the U.S.  It also discusses herbs some powerful medicinal herbs used in other parts of the world including China, Europe and the Amazon. We will discuss the benefits of many herbs and dangers of some herbal products.  We will also have an in-depth discussion of the dangers of self-medicating with herbal remedies without professional guidance. 

Thursday, February 7 - Your Healthy Heart

Heart problems affect many seniors.  Many heart problems begin with poor nutrition.  This lecture will discuss some of the causes of chronic heart problems and how to avoid them. Topics will include (but not be limited to); the role of high cholesterol and triglycerides, controlling blood pressure, congestive heart failure, atherosclerosis and arteriosclerosis, coronary heart disease, atrial fibrillation and other arrhythmias, circulation disorders, peripheral artery disease, angina, and herbal and nutritional support for cardiac problems

Thursday, March 14 - Hormones: The Conversation Continues

Additional discussion of hormones and the importance of balance between them. If you missed the first session, this lecture will fill in the gaps and answer any questions you might have.


#2 -- Lake Kennedy Senior Center

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#3 -- Four Freedoms Park

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#4 -- Del Tura Country Club

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Note: Additional sessions are planned but not yet scheduled. Bookmark this page and check back frequently.