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Understanding and Overcoming Antibiotic Resistance in the GI Tract

Dr Amy Rolfsen explains the basics of antibiotic resistance and introduces the concept of natural synergists to overcome bacterial resistance mechanisms.

Watch to learn:

  • The mechanisms of antibiotic resistance
  • How to interpret the antibiotic resistance genotypes and phenotypes on the GI-MAP® (GI Microbial Assay Plus)
  • How to recognise antibiotic-resistant or antibiotic-tolerant organisms on the GI-MAP
  • Key strategies to overcoming antibiotic resistance using botanical antimicrobials and natural synergistic therapies

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Presented by Amy Rolfsen, ND

Dr Amy Rolfsen is a naturopathic doctor and medical consultant. Her areas of clinical interest and expertise are; women’s wellness, children’s health, immunology and gastrointestinal health. Dr Rolfsen is continually working on mastering her craft. She is drawn to gentle, non-invasive techniques and will incorporate a combination of nutrition, botanicals, Chinese medicine, manual therapies, energetic therapies and pharmaceuticals, tailoring treatment plans to each individual. Dr Rolfsen runs her own clinic where she sees patients in-person and also consults with international clients. She works with people who are seeking guidance in understanding their health and taking steps toward perfecting their physical, mental and emotional health.