Poliquin

BioSignature Level 1 Certification Course Outline

Module 1 Topics
• Learning the sites and what they mean
• The 12 BioSignature sites, and what they mean.
• Normative data for females
• Normative data for males
• Intake form and Biological signature
• Functional medicine tests
• Questionnaires


Module 2 Topics - Modulating the Thyroid site
• Normative data
• Nutrients that modulate thyroid hormone
• Physiology
• Contraindications
• Botanicals that modulate thyroid hormone
• Physiology
• Posology
• Contraindications
• Mechanisms responsible for the under conversion of thyroid hormone.
• Eliminating thyroid hormone disruptors

Module 3 Topics - Modulating the Growth Hormone sites
• Normative data
• Nutrients that increase growth hormone
• Physiology
• Contraindications
• Botanicals that increase growth hormone
• Physiology
• Posology
• Contraindications
• Factors interfering with the release of growth hormone
• Liver health and growth hormone
• Restoring pituitary gland health
• Training protocols and loading parameters to increase growth hormone

Module 4 Topics - Modulating the Androgens sites
• Normative data
• Nutrients that increase androgens
• Physiology
• Contraindications
• Botanicals that increase androgens
• Physiology
• Posology
• Contraindications
• Inhibiting factors and androgens.
• Prevention of aromatization of testosterone into estrogens.

Module 5 - Modulating the Insulin sites
• Normative data
• Mechanisms responsible for the syndrome X
• Nutrients that modulate insulin response
• Physiology
• Contraindications
• Botanicals that modulate insulin response
• Physiology
• Posology
• Contraindications
• Training protocols to improve insulin sensitivity.

Module 6 - Sleep and Body Composition
• The role of sleep in hormonal regulation
• Dealing with the patient that can fall asleep but cannot remain asleep
• Dealing with the patient who cannot fall asleep
• Dealing with the patient with low morning energy because of poor sleep.